The Drake Group has been working with members of Congress to urge them to address athlete health and safety. Allan Sack, co-founder and past president of The Drake Group appeared with Senator Chris Murphy (CT-D) to highlight the release of the Senator’s third report on the state of intercollegiate athletics. Watch Senator Murphy’s Report Press […]
Did you know that colleges are not required to pay for the medical expenses of college athlete and there is no long term disability fund for chronic athletic injuries or the results of brain trauma? See the full story
Karl Idsvoog examines media coverage of football concussions, concussion lawsuit risk and the cost of intercollegiate athletics. This video is an excerpt from the Presidential Football Project.
Ramogi Huma, President of the National Collegiate Players Association reveals that all coaches promise their recruits that all medical expenses will be covered but do not include any written promise to do so. http://medexpense.jmc.kent.edu/
A computer assisted reporting class at Kent State University examined whether Mid-America Athletic Conference institutions kept records of classes missed due to athletics competition schedules and athletic injuries such as concussions. Requests for interviews with every athletic director in the MAC conference were declined.