NCAA To Require Anti-Discrimination Zones Illinois Took Secretive Approach For AD Search K-State Extends AD John Currie's Contract Notre Dame To Skip Shamrock Series In '17 Number Of Unused Tix Increases At Wisconsin Athletics Department Spending More Than They Take In USC's Nikias Not Fazed By AD Swann's Inexperience USC Names Lynn Swann AD UPS Bows Out Of NCAA Partnership Michigan Looks To Boost Attendance For Hoops
SBD/May 14, 2014/Colleges
Supermajority Proposal Could Hinder NCAA Restructuring Effort For Big Five Autonomy
Published May 14, 2014
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CHECK YOUR HEAD: CBSSPORTS.com's Dennis Dodd wrote there "won't be a moment or a press conference to announce it but the NCAA's concussion liability is about to be reduced." It means that there should be a "growing perception that the association is getting it arms around the issue." Perhaps "kicking and screaming through court battles but, still, there is progress." The settlement is "expected to include a medical monitoring fund" of at least $70M that would "encompass all past and current players." The NCAA probably will "have to access some of its insurance, but that's what insurance is for" (CBSSPORTS.com, 5/13).