The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Eyes on the Prize
A rising gold football-shaped trophy will be the prize for the national champion in the new College Football Playoff. College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock unveiled the more than 2-foot-high trophy Monday. Made from 24-karat gold, bronze and stainless steel, the bottom of the trophy is shaped like a football and rises to form an actual-sized ball at the top. Full Story.
Class Of 2014
The 2014 NBA Draft witnessed a record four Canadians drafted and another record 14 players suiting up on NBA Summer League rosters. It will be another landmark season for Canadians playing in the NBA, particularly with key roles. Now that all the draft dust has settled, the big question is: Whatâ€™s next?...or more importantly, whoâ€™s next? TSN 1050's Duane Watson looks at the next crop of Canadian NCAA talent Full Story.
With the winds of change blowing harshly, in many ways the 2014 NCAA Tournament final between UConn and John Calipari's Kentucky was a referendum on the future of college basketball. More...
It's a big week for NCAA college players. The National Labor Relations Board ruled that a group of Northwestern football players are employees and have the right to form a union and bargain collectively. More...