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  1. Ex-NFL players who played tackle football in youth more likely to...

    Tom Farrey

    Researchers tested 42 retired players between the ages of 40 and 69 and found that those who started playing football prior to age 12 performed "significantly worse" on three cognitive measures.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2015
  2. ESPN Poll: Parents' Concern Grows Over Kids Participation In Spor...

    Tom Farrey

    Concussion risks, costs of participation and coaching quality rank among big concerns parents have about their kids playing sports. What will that mean for the future?

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2014
  3. Study says 26 of 27 potential concussions unreported in college f...

    Tom Farrey

    Despite years of education and growing public awareness about head injuries, college football players report having six suspected concussions and 21 so-called "dings" for every diagnosed concussion.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Tom Farrey: For NCAA trial at halftime, it's game over

    Tom Farrey

    The moment that signified that the end of the NCAA is upon us presented itself last Thursday in the Oakland courtroom of U.S. District Court Judge Claudia Wilken, as she listened to testimony in what has become known as the Ed O'Bannon case.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  6. 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
  7. Report says Missouri Tigers didn't follow federal law when handli...

    Tom Farrey

    High-ranking Missouri officials were required to report to authorities their knowledge of rape allegations involving Tiger football players and failed to do so on multiple occasions long before ESPN disclosed evidence about the possible crime.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  8. 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
  9. Northwestern reps to visit Congress

    Tom Farrey

    The leaders who are attempting to unionize Northwestern football players will take their case to Capitol Hill lawmakers, aiming to protect the historic victory union organizers achieved last week. Ramogi Huma, president of the College Athletes Pla...

    Blog | March 30, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Anti-trust claim filed by Jeffrey Kessler challenges NCAA amateur...

    Tom Farrey

    In the most direct challenge yet to the NCAA's longstanding economic model, high-profile sports labor attorney Jeffrey Kessler filed an antitrust claim Monday in a New Jersey federal court on behalf of a group of college basketball and football players.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2014
  12. New York City council member wants law to require a doctor at eve...

    Tom Farrey

    While football as spectator sport has never been more robust, deep concern exists that the player pipeline could shrivel. The NFL is marketing to moms to keep kids playing. And a New York City council member thinks he may have solution.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Report details concussion risks for high school athletes

    Tom Farrey

    A leading medical body released a 306-page, NFL-funded report that found football not only has by far the highest rates of concussions at the interscholastic level, but that average high school player is nearly twice as likely to suffer a brain injury.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  16. Chris Paul and how athletes give back

    Tom Farrey

    Off the court, Chris Paul has focused on helping children and families.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013