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What the NCAA ruling really means for student athletes

What the NCAA ruling really means for student athletes

In a decision that could shake up college sports, the Supreme Court ruled this week against the NCAA’s restrictions on education-related perks for student athletes. The case affirmed lower court rulings and further chipped away at the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s power over the athletes who drive its revenue. College athletics rake in billions of…MORE

R. Kelly moved to Brooklyn jail ahead of trial, adds new lawyer to team

R. Kelly moved to Brooklyn jail ahead of trial, adds new lawyer to team

R. Kelly has been moved from a detention center in Chicago to New York where he will likely stay ahead of his August federal trial as he adds another New York-based attorney to his legal team. Two sources familiar with the matter said Kelly arrived at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn Tuesday afternoon, and…MORE

Nikole Hannah-Jones won’t take UNC position without tenure, lawyers say

Nikole Hannah-Jones won’t take UNC position without tenure, lawyers say

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones won’t take a position at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill without tenure, according to a letter from her legal team obtained by NC Policy Watch and confirmed by CNN. Hannah-Jones had agreed to a five-year contract with the University, but according to the letter to the University, “since signing…MORE

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