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NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

...understating the dangers of concussions, hailed the deal."This agreement's proactive measures will ensure student-athletes have access to high quality medical care by physicians with experience in the diagnosis, treatment and management...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-29/ncaa-settles-head-injury-
Mike Slive believes NCAA reform will come soon

...century, things are different and expectations of student-athletes are different," Slive said. "I think when push...the desired changes in the best interests of our student-athletes."He wasn't afraid to pull from the history books...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-14/mike-slive-believes-ncaa-
Trial highlights NCAA changes already underway

...detrimental effects on college sports as a whole, potentially reducing the opportunities for future generations of student-athletes to enjoy the benefits that make college sports special to its participants and fans," NCAA chief legal officer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-06-30/trial-highlights-ncaa-cha
Georgia, Notre Dame to meet in football

...in Athens, Ga., on Sept. 21, 2019."This series will generate an overwhelming level of excitement for our student-athletes and supporters," said Georgia director of athletics Greg McGarity. "We have a tremendous amount of respect for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-25/georgia-notre-dame-meet-foot
NCAA President Mark Emmert rails against prospect of pay for athletes

...know the other teams consist of student athletes just like them."Emmert took...different than the nature of the student-athlete's relationship to the university...there have been paid coaches and student-athletes are amateurs. The fact coaches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-19/ncaa-president-mark-emmert-rails-
Tweets about Sam stir controversy

...statements made by our former bball player." Later Bjork added: "We use significant resources to educate our student-athletes about respect & dignity for all people & unfortunately not everyone gets it."Henderson later sent out tweets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-12/tweets-about-sam-stir-controv
Feds probe Emory University

...example, one at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor involves allegations of mishandling of a matter involving a student athlete. The investigation began after federal authorities received complaints related to the expulsion of Brendan Gibbons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-01/feds-probe-emory-university
Academics stressed at NexStep Student-Athlete Academy forum

...NORTH AUGUSTA - The NexStep Student-Athlete Academy played host to a preparation for student-athlete success forum at North Augusta...of this event is to educate student-athletes coaches and parents on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-06-13/academics-stressed-nexste
49ers' Vernon Davis might miss minicamp amid contract dispute

...to do," Slive said. "We want to the ability to have autonomy in areas that has a nexus to the well-being of student athletes. I am somewhat optimistic it will pass, but if it doesn't, our league would certainly want to move to a Division...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-31/49ers-vernon-davis-might-miss
SEC wants autonomy among power conferences

...create autonomy in these areas that are related to student-athletes, so I anticipate that we will continue to support...what we're thinking about but the focus is on the student-athlete for the 21st century, so we'll start from there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-05-21/sec-wants-autonomy-among-