Pittsburgh Panthers wide receiver Dontez Ford runs after a pass reception against Villanova Wildcats defensive back Trey Johnson. Johnson sued the NCAA Wednesday over student athlete pay.
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Paul Kurtz
November 10, 2019 - 4:30 am
A former Villanova football player has sued the NCAA and its Division I member schools, including a number of local schools, over his belief student athletes should be paid.
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AP News
October 29, 2019 - 3:27 pm
The NCAA Board of Governors took the first step Tuesday toward allowing amateur athletes to cash in on their fame, voting unanimously to permit them to "benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness." Read more here.
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Seton Hall Pirates guard Shavar Reynolds (21) drives to the basket against N.J.I.T Highlanders forward San Antonio Brinson (2) during second half at Prudential Center. Seton Hall Pirates defeated N.J.I.T Highlanders 82-53.
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David Madden
October 25, 2019 - 8:16 am
A bill introduced Thursday would allow New Jersey college athletes to be compensated not for their play, but for the added revenue they bring in by their reputation.
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Representative Melissa Shusterman, John Allgood, and Preston Brown are on the Flashpoint panel, discussing compensation for college athletes.
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October 13, 2019 - 9:00 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about compensation for college athletes.
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Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman gets teary eyed when he thinks about his own sons as he spoke about the anti-hazing legislation named after Timothy Piazza outside of the Centre County Courthouse.
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Tony Romeo
October 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
A key state senator says he is "intrigued" by legislation enacted in California to allow college athletes to profit from the use of their likeness.
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A player runs across the NCAA logo during practice at the NCAA tournament college basketball in Pittsburgh.
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AP News
September 30, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Defying the NCAA, California opened the way Monday for college athletes to hire agents and make money from endorsement deals with sneaker companies, soft drink makers and other sponsors, just like the pros.
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Members of the University of Delaware Blue Hens running onto the football field.
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Matt Leon
September 27, 2019 - 12:09 pm
The University of Delaware Blue Hens have a big challenge in front of them on Saturday as they step up a level to visit Pitt of the Football Bowl Subdivision.
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In this May 8, 2017 file photo, Gabriele "Gabe" Grunewald trains at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn.
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June 12, 2019 - 10:59 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gabriele Grunewald, one of the country's top middle-distance runners, has died at her home in Minneapolis after inspiring many with her long and public fight against cancer. She was 32. Her husband, Justin Grunewald, posted on Instagram about her death late Tuesday and confirmed...
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The West Chester University football team is coming off a 10-1 2018 season.
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Matt Leon
May 01, 2019 - 2:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Division II West Chester Golden Rams wrapped up their spring workouts on Saturday with their annual spring game, which saw the Purple beat the Gold, 20-14. "I liked what I saw of us in the spring," West Chester head coach Bill Zwaan said. "We graduated a pretty...
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Virginia Cavaliers guard De'Andre Hunter (12) cuts down the net after beating the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the championship game of the 2019 men's Final Four at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
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Tim Jimenez
April 09, 2019 - 7:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The NCAA men's basketball title game was an overtime thriller Monday night. The University of Virginia is now home to the national champs, and a player who calls Philly home had a lot to do with it. The clock was winding down. The game was on the line. Virginia needed...
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