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NCAA President's Erroneous 'Opportunity Cost' Logic For Not Paying Student-Athletes

Recently on ESPN Radio’s “Mike and Mike in the Morning” show, NCAA President Mark Emmert argued that part of the logic behind not paying student-athletes centered around the fact that the student-athletes are already receiving an in-kind payment vis-a-vis free tuition.<p>Well, Dr. Emmert, tis the …

21 Reasons Why Student-Athletes Are Employees And Should Be Allowed To Unionize

This week, college football players at Northwestern University petitioned the National Labor Relations Board to form a union. The NCAA disagrees with the petition, arguing that student-athletes are not “employees” under federal law.<p>There are many reasons why NCAA athletes should be treated like …

Web exclusive: Should college athletes be paid?

Top college basketball teams from across the nation are facing off over the next three weeks during March Madness. The highly-anticipated sporting event is watched by millions and generates over a billion dollars, but none of that goes to the players.<p>Meanwhile, an attorney representing four college …

American Ebola patient in Nebraska for treatment

Another American doctor infected with the deadly Ebola virus has arrived home for treatment in the United States.<p>A plane carrying Dr. Rick Sacra landed Friday morning in Omaha, Nebraska, and he was then was taken to Omaha's Nebraska Medical Center, center spokeswoman Jenny Nowatzke said.<p>His doctors …

Caller says she has the officer's side of the Ferguson shooting

Another tense standoff developed Monday night in Ferguson, Missouri, which has seen nightly protests since unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot to death by a white police officer.<p>The renewed tensions came after the preliminary results of an autopsy that Brown's family requested were released, …

'Heroic' mission rescues desperate Yazidis from ISIS - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- The face of 15-year-old Aziza says it all.<p>Her mouth slightly agape, tears stream down her face as she glances around the inside of a helicopter with confusion in her eyes.<p>She looks completely exhausted, overcome with emotion. She cries the whole flight to safety.<p>The Iraqi air force and …

Gunshots, tear gas in town where police shot teen - CNN.com

<b>Ferguson, Missouri (CNN)</b> -- Hours after federal civil rights investigators and the FBI opened an inquiry into the death of a teenager shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, violence flared again in the St. Louis suburb.<p>Police Chief Thomas Jackson told CNN shots were fired Monday night in …