No Free Education in College Athletics

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Irv Eatman: It’s All About the Student-Athlete. Or is it?

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It has been over four decades since I entered college at UCLA. I really enjoyed being a student/ athlete but I would be lying if I said there were not times when it was very difficult. Trying to balance school, practice, travel, games and yes socializing was not easy. Fast forward to present day and as the father of a soon to be student/ athlete, things have not gotten any easier.

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College Admissions and Athletic Bribery Scandal

The Bribery Bunch

Yesterday news broke of what is likely to be one of the biggest scandals in the history of both sports and education.  I recapped it on Twitter. (Click to open Twitter Moment content.) ⚡️ “Recap of College Admissions & Athletic Bribery Scandal”https://t.co/LHgWJX6a9Z — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 13, 2019

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The Alston ruling is but one tree in a forest in need of clearing


My examination of Judge Claudia Wilken’s ruling and its immediate impact on college athletics and what’s needed for the long game.

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New Layer of College Football Misconduct Unveiled in Askin Lawsuit

John Askin lawsuit against Notre Dame, NCAA

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John Askin Lawsuit Adds a New Layer to College Football Misconduct

John Askin lawsuit against Notre Dame, NCAA

On Feb. 15 former University of Notre Dame football player John Askin lodged his complaints in his state of residence, Kentucky. Named as defendants are the NCAA and Notre Dame. In the composition of the allegations of constructive fraud, fraudulent concealment and negligence on the parts of the NCAA and Notre Dame, Askin claims the actions/inactions of the defendants led to the symptoms of neurological damage he now suffers.

Askin’s allegations include claims that he was illegally and improperly administered controlled substances for pain management during his playing time for the Fightin’ Irish. Not only does he assert they were illegally administering medications, but they were even using a medication approved for veterinary use on humans.

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Askin v Notre Dame, NCAA

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The Moral Bankruptcy of College Football

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The current model of major college football is morally bankrupt

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As the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers decide the FBS national championship at Levi’s Stadium tonight, there’s no getting around the fact that the status quo of the industry they are engaged in is paramount to racism and slavery.

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (sports law edition)

Twas the night before Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the land
Cases had been argued, seeking remand;
The sports leagues were busy, all driven by greed,
In hopes that their coffers would greatly exceed;

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