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Supreme Court rules against NCAA, opening door to significant increase in compensation for student athletes

(CNN) A unanimous Supreme Court said on Monday that student athletes could receive education-related payments, in a case that could reshape college sports by allowing more money from a billion-dollar industry to go to the players. Justice Neil Gorsuch delivered the opinion of the court. College sports raise billions of dollars from ticket sales, television contracts and merchandise, […]

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Keyontae Johnson, Florida player who collapsed, ‘following simple commands’ after coma

[USA TODAY, AP] Florida men’s basketball player Keyontae Johnson remained in critical but stable Monday afternoon after collapsing during a game over the weekend, the school said in a statement. pic.twitter.com/G5mJnY3hDR— Florida Gators Men’s Basketball (@GatorsMBK) December 14, 2020The Gators announced that Johnson had been transported to a hospital in Gainesville, Florida after receiving his initial treatment […]

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Sources: Big Ten to announce October return to college football

[ESPN] The Big Ten is expected to announce on Wednesday a return to football in October, sources confirmed to ESPN. The news was first reported by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The Big Ten on Aug. 11 postponed all the fall sports seasons, including football, because of concerns about the pandemic. The league’s presidents and chancellors […]

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‘So much for honor’: Despite COVID cases, college students partied Labor Day weekend away

[USA TODAY] Partying students would be dismissed without tuition refunds. Northeastern University had made that clear Friday, kicking out 11 first-year students who broke COVID-19 rules to gather in a Boston hotel room. Yet by that night, a few dozen students from Northeastern and Boston University found their way to the Charles River, their legs lit by the Esplanade […]

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Legendary Georgetown coach John Thompson Jr. dies at age 78

Legendary Georgetown coach John Thompson Jr., known simply as “Big John” throughout college basketball, has died at age 78. Thompson, who led Georgetown to the 1984 national championship, built the program into a juggernaut, taking the Hoyas to three Final Fours in the 1980s while also winning seven Big East titles and leading the 1988 United States […]

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COVID-19 in the quad: Colleges crack down on student parties as virus spreads across campuses

[ABC NEWS] Videos of parties on campuses have been widely shared on social media. Classes have not even started at the College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Massachusetts, but there are growing concerns over the students’ disregard of coronavirus safety protocols. Over the weekend, campus police busted a large party at an off-campus apartment rented by […]

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21 more Clemson football players positive for COVID-19 in latest testing

[ESPN] Of 28 positive coronavirus tests conducted on Clemson student-athletes and staff since their return to campus two weeks ago, 23 belong to football players, a source said Friday. The school announced its total number of 315 tests and 28 positives in a statement Friday following a second round of tests but did not break […]

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