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December 6, 2016

  There are roughly 380,000 NCAA student athletes at over 1,000 colleges and universities. Whil...

Major College Sports Continue to Drop the Ball on Rape Allegations

Hailey G. Boyle, Staff Writer

March 10, 2015

Filed under NCAA, Sports

Rasheed Sulaimon of Duke University has become the latest college athlete to be accused of sexual assault. He was dismissed from the team earlier this year, but if history shows us anything, he will walk away uncharged. Sulaimon was dismissed from the team in January, but an article published on March 2 in The Duke Chronicle,...

The Contradiction of Major College Athletics

The Contradiction of Major College Athletics

April 29, 2014

  Northwestern football players asked for a chunk of the multi-billion dollar pie. Kentucky basketball...

UConn Fights the Odds

UConn Fights the Odds

April 15, 2014

  “Bittersweet, bittersweet.” Those were Shabazz Napier ‘s words after the March Madness...