The National Collegiate Athletic Association and five of college football’s regional conferences were sued by a former West Virginia University player who claims they conspired to limit the value of scholarships to less than the actual cost of attendance.
Northwestern University football coach Patrick Fitzgerald told a labor hearing it’s the program’s job to help students to excel academically, athletically and socially as the school opposes an attempt by players to be considered employees.
Northwestern University football players seeking to form the first union of college athletes have so far presented a weak case that they are employees of the school, the National Labor Relations Board officer presiding over the hearings said.
The U.S. economy may prove more prone to deflation than the Federal Reserve acknowledges and that may present a reason to keep monetary policy loose, according to a model created by Wells Fargo Securities LLC.
Medtronic Inc.’s Reveal XT, a tiny heart monitor that’s inserted under the skin on the chest, detects more potentially deadly erratic heart rhythms in stroke patients than standard approaches, a company-funded study found.
Activists gathered with signs outside Merck’s East London offices last week, protesting the drugmaker’s involvement in a campaign to delay South Africa’s proposal to allow low-cost copies of patented drugs.