Proposed Bill 'Jordan McNair Act' Would Create Commission Focused On 'Fair Treatment' Of College Athletes In MarylandThis year, the Maryland General Assembly is looking at the health and well-being of college players, and whether there should be a special council on fair treatment for student athletes.
Jordan McNair Youth Athletic Protection Act Passes At Baltimore City CouncilCouncil President Brandon Scott said the next step is to take this bill and apply it on the state level to protect athletes at colleges and universities around Maryland.
LeBron James Hails New California NCAA Law: "I Feel For Those Kids"A controversial new law signed by California's governor Monday is a game changer for college athletes. It would let them earn big paychecks for endorsement deals, just like professional athletes. California could be just the first state to do this and that has the NCAA fighting back.
Baltimore City Schools May Set Minimum GPA For Student AthletesAthletes within Baltimore City schools may soon have to hit the books a little harder. The board is considering setting a minimum GPA requirement to participate in school sports.
New Trend Sees Athletes Leaving Sports To Avoid Long-Term DamageConcussion crisis. On playing fields across America, young lives are being derailed by hard hits. From the peewees to the pros, concussions are reaching epidemic proportions with a culture that still wants athletes to shake it off and get back in the game.
New Law May Set Guidelines For Student Athletes & ConcussionsThere was a big push Wednesday in Annapolis to better protect students from the dangers of sports-related concussions. A proposed law would set new guidelines for coaches and young athletes across the state.