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Capitol Hill

College Athletes Take Labor Cause To Capitol Hill

Members of a group seeking to unionize college athletes are looking for allies on Capitol Hill as they brace for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University have the right to form a union.

04/02/2014

Young female students participate in a basketball clinic. (credit: Otto Kitsinger/NBAE via Getty Images)

North Texas Parents File Gender Discrimination Suit Against ISD

Football is deeply embedded in the Texas culture. Ever since they were young, boys put on pads and helmets for a chance to make it big. But one North Texas father says girls don’t have the same opportunities.

CBS 11–08/28/2013

Wing Stop High School Scholar Athlete Of The Month

Wingstop High School Scholar Athlete Of The Month

We’re honoring outstanding student athletes with a $1,000 college scholarship in the Wingstop High School Scholar Athlete of the Month contest, sponsored by Wingstop, the wing experts.

07/31/2013

Concussion, Injury

Docs Say Keep Trained Eye On Possible Concussions

A major medical group is updating its guidelines for handling amateur or professional athletes suspected of having a concussion.

03/18/2013

A group of high school football players prepare for an upcoming game. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Safety Group: Student Athletes Need Bill Of Rights

A coalition of more than 100 groups is recommending that student athletes have access to health care professionals, better-trained coaches and up-to-date equipment.

02/06/2013

A mother holds her son's high school football helmet. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Texas House Approves Student Concussion Bill

The Texas House wants schools to develop protocol for identifying and overseeing concussions sustained by student athletes.

05/05/2011