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Cory Booker’s College Athletes Bill of Rights Would Let Players Share Profits

Cory Booker's College Athletes Bill of Rights Would Let Players Share Profits

Cory Booker’s College Athletes Bill of Rights Would Let Players Share Profits Cory Booker’s College Athletes Bill of Rights Would Let Players Share Profits If would be one thing to suggest that Trevor Lawrence, the dynamic Clemson quarterback, be paid $173,000 this season. But what about the long snapper at Bowling Green? And it would raise few eyebrows to say …

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Athletes Leaving the Field Are Joining LinkedIn

Athletes Leaving the Field Are Joining LinkedIn

Athletes Leaving the Field Are Joining LinkedIn Athletes Leaving the Field Are Joining LinkedIn In college, Josh Martin struggled to answer a question that stumps plenty of students: What’s next? Martin played football for Columbia University from 2009 to 2012 but wasn’t expecting his career to consist of tackles and sacks. He majored in anthropology and considered law school, but …

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Virus Cases in College Sports Prove Athletes Are Workers

Virus Cases in College Sports Prove Athletes Are Workers

Virus Cases in College Sports Prove Athletes Are Workers Virus Cases in College Sports Prove Athletes Are Workers How much longer can the powers that run college sports turn a blind eye to player safety and the health of our communities? How much longer can they keep football and basketball slogging toward golden ticket paydays, coronavirus be damned? How long …

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Rights Group Demands End to Sex Testing of Female Track Athletes

Rights Group Demands End to Sex Testing of Female Track Athletes

Rights Group Demands End to Sex Testing of Female Track Athletes Rights Group Demands End to Sex Testing of Female Track Athletes The report was based on interviews last year with 13 female athletes from African and Asian countries, as well as input from lawyers, doctors, academics and medical ethicists. Annet Negesa, an intersex middle-distance runner from Uganda, told researchers …

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The College Athletes Who Are Allowed to Make Big Bucks: Cheerleaders

The College Athletes Who Are Allowed to Make Big Bucks: Cheerleaders

The College Athletes Who Are Allowed to Make Big Bucks: Cheerleaders The College Athletes Who Are Allowed to Make Big Bucks: Cheerleaders During the three years Jamie Andries spent as a member of the University of Oklahoma cheerleading team, she cheered at two Big 12 championship football games, the Orange Bowl, the Sugar Bowl, the Rose Bowl and the 2016 …

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Pandemic Advice From Athletes – The New York Times

Pandemic Advice From Athletes - The New York Times

Pandemic Advice From Athletes – The New York Times Pandemic Advice From Athletes – The New York Times “In your day you need structure,” Ms. Caffari said. “You need to get up in the morning knowing you’re going to make something happen.” Focus on Something New When all else fails, look to something new: a new hobby, a new goal, …

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What These Athletes Learned From Their Pandemic Pauses

What These Athletes Learned From Their Pandemic Pauses

What These Athletes Learned From Their Pandemic Pauses What These Athletes Learned From Their Pandemic Pauses I think it’s just kind of a testament to everything that I went through last year. Being able to be back where I was, being able to play at such a high level and make an impact. I’m really proud of what I’ve been …

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Athletes’ Rest and Recovery in Pandemic Enhances Performance

Athletes' Rest and Recovery in Pandemic Enhances Performance

Athletes’ Rest and Recovery in Pandemic Enhances Performance Athletes’ Rest and Recovery in Pandemic Enhances Performance Ryan Crouser, the 2016 Olympic shot-put champion, expected to defend his gold medal in Tokyo this summer. He did not expect to enter bass-fishing tournaments to stoke competitive fires doused by a coronavirus pandemic. “Finished in the money three of the last four tournaments,” …

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One N.B.A. Team Walked Out. A Generation of Athletes Followed.

One N.B.A. Team Walked Out. A Generation of Athletes Followed.

One N.B.A. Team Walked Out. A Generation of Athletes Followed. One N.B.A. Team Walked Out. A Generation of Athletes Followed. Following their walkout, Bucks players, led by Hill and his teammate Sterling Brown, called for elected officials in Wisconsin to take concrete steps to hold the police officers accountable for how they treated Blake. “For this to occur, it’s imperative …

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Jared Kushner mocks ‘luxury’ NBA Kenosha walkout as Pence aide calls athletes ‘silly and absurd’ | The Independent

Jared Kushner mocks 'luxury' NBA Kenosha walkout as Pence aide calls athletes 'silly and absurd' | The Independent

Jared Kushner mocks ‘luxury’ NBA Kenosha walkout as Pence aide calls athletes ‘silly and absurd’ | The Independent Jared Kushner mocks ‘luxury’ NBA Kenosha walkout as Pence aide calls athletes ‘silly and absurd’ | The Independent A chief aide of Vice President Mike Pence has called NBA protests being staged over the shooting of Jacob Blake ”absurd” and “silly”. Marc …

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