Professional basketball is coming to Danville. The Danville Riverhawks announced their plans in June. And the franchise recently said former Continental Basketball League player and Danville native Kristopher Bell will be this team’s first coach.
Last week, a federal judge ruled that college athletes can make money off commercial use of names and images, one of three recent rulings that could influence the future of NCAA football and basketball.
Major college sports programs have taken what could be a major step toward sharing their wealth with the student-athletes whose performances help line their coffers. Thursday's vote impacts the Power 5 conferences, including the Big Ten.
A professor of labor relations says the NCAA’s approval of a proposed settlement of a lawsuit over head injuries is good news in that it would obligate schools to have safety protocols for athletes. But Michael LeRoy thought the amount would be more.
The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit. A federal court ruling obtained by The Associated Press says the NCAA will create a $70 million fund to test current and former college athletes for brain injuries.