Student Athletes

Coaches & Student-Athletes Making Adjustments In The Texas HeatIt is back to work for North Texas high school football this week. And on this day, one of the hottest of the year, coaches are taking extra steps to protect their players in conditions that can be dangerous.
Student Athletes & Band Members Enduring Oppressive Texas HeatTexas student-athletes and band members are taking to the outdoors to begin practicing. But parents, teachers and coaches are keeping an eye on the kids in the triple-digit heat.
North Texas Special Olympics Squad Will Leave You CheeringWith pom-poms in hand, and relentless joy in their hearts, the cheer squad at Dallas’ Notre Dame school polishes their big routine: and they’re not at all territorial with their support.
New NCAA Legislation On Academic Misconduct In WorksA group of 20 university presidents and college athletics administrators is crafting a proposal to better define when the NCAA should investigate cases of academic cheating by student athletes.
WEB VIDEO EXTRA: CBS 11 Sports National Signing Day SpecialThe CBS 11 Sports team airs a special webcast with an in-depth look at the top football recruits in North Texas and all of the area schools and there was some added suspense on National Signing Day this year.
Big 12 Sticking With Roman Numerals In New Logo The Big 12 is redesigning its logo, sticking with the same roman numerals for the 10-team conference.
New Information In DISD Basketball Recruiting ScandalThere is new information in the recruiting scandal that rocked the DISD. This month, the district fired 15 employees - including the top management in the athletic program. CBS 11 News has uncovered how the district uncovered what it calls “lies.”
NCAA Could Force Hardship Transfers To Sit 1 YearStudent-athletes who seek transfers due to "difficult life circumstances" might have to sit out a season but gain an extra year of eligibility starting in 2015-16.
College Athletes Take Labor Cause To Capitol HillMembers 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.
North Texas Parents File Gender Discrimination Suit Against ISDFootball 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.
Docs Say Keep Trained Eye On Possible ConcussionsA major medical group is updating its guidelines for handling amateur or professional athletes suspected of having a concussion.
Safety Group: Student Athletes Need Bill Of RightsA 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.
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