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  1. Ed O'Bannon says antitrust ruling is only the beginning of change...

    Tom Farrey

    In his first extensive interview since a federal judge ruled that college athletes can share in the billions of dollars generated from broadcast and other media contracts, Ed O'Bannon said that he is satisfied with the gains made by athletes.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2014
  2. College athletes reach $40 million settlement with EA Sports, NCA...

    Tom Farrey

    College football and basketball players have finalized a $40 million settlement with a video game manufacturer and the NCAA's licensing arm for improperly using the likenesses of athletes.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2014
  3. CAPA hopeful Northwestern Wildcats players will OK union

    Tom Farrey

    Despite several veterans on the Northwestern team saying they are inclined to vote against unionization, the leader of the group helping to organize the players said Monday that he remains "hopeful" that the team will achieve the necessary majority vote.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  4. Northwestern Wildcats union representatives head to Congress

    Tom Farrey

    The leaders who are attempting to unionize Northwestern University football players will take their case to Capitol Hill lawmakers, aiming to protect the historic victory union leaders achieved last week.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2014
  5. Outside The Lines -- Northwestern Wildcats football players tryin...

    Tom Farrey

    For the first time in the history of college sports, athletes are asking to be represented by a labor union, taking formal steps on Tuesday to begin the process of being recognized as employees.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  6. Judge: Players can seek future revenue from NCAA, but can't pursu...

    Tom Farrey

    A federal judge on Friday partially certified a lawsuit filed by more than 20 players, allowing football and basketball in major programs to challenge as a group NCAA rules prohibiting compensation beyond the value of their athletic scholarship, but also

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  7. Judge denies motion to dismiss Ed O'Bannon's NCAA lawsuit

    Tom Farrey

    A federal court judge on Friday denied an NCAA motion to dismiss a major challenge to the economic model of big-time college sports, in a ruling strongly siding with players asking the court to allow them to be compensated for their images and likenesses.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  8. Football players from multiple schools mark gear in protest to NC...

    Tom Farrey

    In a gesture that organizers hope turns into an athlete-driven national movement, players from Georgia Tech took the field Saturday against North Carolina with gear they had marked up to protest the NCAA's treatment of athletes on a wide range of issues.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2013
  9. Miami writes to NCAA Division I committee on infractions, request...

    Tom Farrey

    The NCAA chief of rules enforcement who was fired as a result of errors made in the investigation of Miami broke her silence, taking responsibility while also hinting at the pressure to make major infractions cases stick under Mark Emmert.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2013
  10. Judge rules NCAA athletes can legally pursue television money

    Tom Farrey

    A judge rejected the NCAA's motion that players in the antitrust suit led by former UCLA star Ed O'Bannon should be precluded from advancing their lawsuit on procedural grounds.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  11. NCAA policy chief proposes dropping 'student-athlete' term

    Tom Farrey

    NCAA policy chief proposes dropping "student-athlete" term.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2012
  12. Study -- Impact of kids' football head hits as severe as college ...

    Tom Farrey

    In the wake of a new study, the national president of Pop Warner said he will propose a rule that, for the first time, would limit the amount of contact allowed in youth football practices.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2012
  13. Lawyer says Joe Paterno's law team may try to use potential legal...

    Tom Farrey

    Joe Paterno could face civil lawsuits as a result of the Penn State sexual abuse scandal, and if that happens, one attorney said his legal representatives may try to work around what he considers a flaw in Pennsylvania state law.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2011
  14. Audio of Jim Tressel's NCAA interview released

    Tom Farrey

    An audio recording of Jim Tressel's five-hour interview with NCAA investigators before his forced resignation as Ohio State football coach highlights the fear and desperation heard in his voice.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  15. UT football players benefit from grade changes

    Tom Farrey

    ESPN.com's Tom Farrey reports that staying eligible at Tennessee apparently is a game unto itself.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2000