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NCAA Institute Tackling Mental Health Concerns of Athletes

College athletes suffer from the same mental issues as many other college students, including anxiety, depression, eating disorders and substance abuse.

Former University of North Carolina football player Michael McAdoo has filed a lawsuit against the school, saying it failed to provide him and other athletes a quality education by guiding them toward sham classes.

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Failures in Oversight Worsened University of North Carolina Academic Fraud.

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A federal appeals court has refused to reinstate a discrimination case against Savannah State University by four White football recruits who were offered athletic scholarships by a White head coach but didn’t receive them from the coach’s Black replacement.

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Having a world-class athletic program can be a great source of pride for a president and his or her institution, and can galvanize current students and alumni alike.

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Recent high-profile legal struggles of NFL running backs Ray Rice (formerly of the Baltimore Ravens) and Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings) and Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy have ignited new rounds of discourse about aggression—in professional athletes and among Black males in general.

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Whether it’s fostering respect for diversity, discussing sports stories in the headlines or navigating the changing landscape of college sports, women play a vital role.

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However, it’s enough to establish some sense of equity in an era of multimillion-dollar sports programs.

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The National Basketball Players Association has elected Michele Roberts as executive director, making her the first woman to lead a North American pro sports union.

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Dr. Pellom McDaniels describes himself as a conundrum in the world of higher education.

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