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My Football Obsession and Girls in the Game

By Francesca Catalano
Guest Contributor, Sports+Fitness Network

My name is Francesca and I have an unusual obsession: for some reason I have become enamored with college football at a university I have never attended, taught for, or–until recently–even visited: Louisiana State University. Read the rest

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Can NLRB Ruling and Heart of Title IX Co-Exist in Intercollegiate Sports?

By Dr. Steve Juaire Contributor, Sports and Fitness Network It seems meaningful that we spend some time reflecting on this past month’s ruling by the NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) concerning the possible unionization of collegiate athletes, specifically, those who compete in football and men’s basketball. Not since 1905, when President Roosevelt summoned football coaches from Harvard, Princeton, and Yale to solve violent behavior, which essentially created the NCAA, has there been an action that could so radically change the governance of collegiate athletics, especially at the division one level. The ruling that we will be discussing may allow division one football and men’s basketball players, student/athletes, to have a say in the rules of their athletic experiences...
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Is Paying College Athletes The Answer?

By Dr. Bret Simmermacher Contributor, Sport and Fitness Network There is a huge push across the country to pay college athletes. In my humble opinion I think this would open a huge can of worms and eliminate many of the non revenue sports on college campuses today. There are only about 12-15 universities across the country that operate in the black when it comes to financing a college athletic program.
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