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CHICAGO IL - JANUARY 28: Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter speaks at a press conference as Leo W. Gerard, President of the Steelworkers (R), listens on January 28 2014 at The Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago Illinois. Citing what they deem as the NCAA's abdication of responsibility to protect athletes from injury, the College Athletes Association (CAPA) announced the creation of the new labor organization to represent college football and basketball players. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

WPHT’s Giordano Discusses Possibility Of College Student-athletes Unionizing

“This is a college student, who by the rules of the NCAA, is not allowed to have any kind of work study. He can’t have a job. I don’t think that it is far-fetched,” said Lori Pelletier, Executive Secretary-Treasurer from the AFL-CIO in Connecticut.

04/08/2014

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Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?

In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?

11/21/2013

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No Justification For Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Far beyond home runs or the ability to run tremendous times at a combine is the damage to the health of the people abusing performance-enhancing drugs. This can’t be ignored.

03/12/2013

Bernie Kosar went broke.

BLOG: Pro Leagues And NCAA Must Take Responsibility For Broke Athletes

Do the NCAA and pro leagues need to take more responsibility for broke athletes?

10/10/2012

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Steroid Dangers

Athletes who use steroids may pay a steep price. Side-effects, short term, include premature balding and problems sleeping. Long-term risks include heart and liver damage.

09/07/2012

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Coach’s Eye App

While there are plenty of apps for athletes on the market, trainers have been at something of a disadvantage. Coach’s Eye looks to correct that.

09/06/2012

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35 Athletes From Pennsylvania Scheduled To Compete In 2012 Games

Pennsylvania is tied for second place with New York for states with the most in London.

07/17/2012

Stanford v USC

Incoming Big 12 Commish Against Paying Athletes

The commissioner of the Big 12 is not in favor of paying athletes.

06/20/2012