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Student Athletes

Quarterback Kain Colter #2 of the Northwestern Wildcats follows wide receiver Cameron Dickerson #19 of the Northwestern Wildcats during their game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium on November 2, 2013 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

NCAA On College Athletes’ Hopes To Unionize: ‘Student-Athletes Are Not Employees’

Calling the NCAA a dictatorship, Northwestern’s quarterback and the United Steelworkers announced plans Tuesday to form the first labor union for college athletes — the latest salvo in the bruising fight over whether amateur players should be paid.

01/28/2014

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Oaks Christian School Offers Heart Screenings For Athletes After Swimmer’s Death

The death of a young athlete due to an undetected heart condition is leading to changes that will save lives.

09/17/2013

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Local Trainer Successfully Enhances Student Athletes Without Steroids

One personal trainer in Los Angeles is showing that the path to competitive physical prevalence is more efficiently done through hard work and technology than it is through steroids.

05/20/2013

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Calif. Bill Would Help Some Injured Student Athletes

State lawmakers have approved first-in-the-nation legislation requiring California universities with the most high-profile sports programs to provide financial protections for student athletes who suffer career-ending injuries.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/22/2012