NCAA task force recommends removing minimum standardized test scores in an effort to promote racial equality

NCAA task force recommends removing minimum standardized test scores in an effort to promote racial equality

An NCAA task force recommended Friday that incoming freshmen in Division I and II sports should no longer be required to achieve minimum scores on standardized tests to qualify for initial eligibility. The recommendation was made by the NCAA Standardized Test Score Task Force, which was created as part of the NCAA’s eight-point plan to … Read more

NCAA task force recommends dropping minimum standardized test scores in an effort to promote racial equality

NCAA task force recommends removing minimum standardized test scores in an effort to promote racial equality

An NCAA task force recommended Friday that incoming freshmen in Division I and II sports should no longer be required to achieve minimum scores on standardized tests to qualify for initial eligibility. The recommendation was made by the NCAA Standardized Test Score Task Force, which was created as part of the NCAA’s eight-point plan to … Read more

National Labor Relations Board – College football players in private schools can unite

National Labor Relations Board – College football players in private schools can unite

College football players and some other athletes in income-generating sports at private universities are employees of their schools, the top attorney for the National Labor Relations Board said Wednesday in a memo that would allow these players to form unions and otherwise negotiate their terms of employment. . NLRB General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo also threatened … Read more

Syracuse and MEAC agree to 10-year partnership on and off the field

Syracuse and MEAC agree to 10-year partnership on and off the field

In the dead of winter, Syracuse’s athletic director John Wildhack was brainstorming about the future and how to make some sort of social impact through sport. “My thought was, is there a chance for us to plan our non-conference with a little more purpose in some cases?” said Wildhack. That was in February, and Wildhack, … Read more

Lawsuits against the state of Ohio over sexual abuse of Dr. Richard Strauss rejected due to statute of limitations

Lawsuits against the state of Ohio over sexual abuse of Dr.  Richard Strauss rejected due to statute of limitations

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A federal judge dismissed some of the largest unresolved lawsuits over the state of Ohio’s failure to stop decades-old sexual abuse by now-deceased team doctor Richard Strauss, saying Wednesday it is indisputable that Strauss abused hundreds of young men , but agrees with the argument that the legal time limit for such … Read more

Doctor Abuse Victims Sue University of Michigan Over Public Speech Limit

Doctor Abuse Victims Sue University of Michigan Over Public Speech Limit

A group of former students, including All-American football player and team captain Henry Hill, filed a lawsuit Thursday morning alleging that the University of Michigan is illegally limiting their attempts to share abuse by then-team doctor Robert Anderson. Hill, who played for the Wolverines from 1968 to 1970 and was voted the team’s most valuable … Read more