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  • House Committee Examines Concussions in Youth Sports
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    Youth Sports Concussions

    Parents of student athletes who sustained head injuries, medical experts, researchers, and sports officials testified at a hearing about concussions in youth sports. Dr. Thomas Talavage said that…

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  • Discussion on Youth Sports Injuries
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    Youth Sports Concussions

    Panelists talked about ways to prevent injuries sustained in youth sports, including technology, treatment, and regulations. They discussed the possibility of a federal mandate on sports…

    460 views
  • Future of Penn State University
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    Future of Penn State University

    Penn State President Rodney Erickson talked about actions the university had taken in response to its mishandling of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s child sexual abuse…

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  • Legislation to Protect Student Athletes
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    Legislation to Protect Student Athletes

    Gerard Gioia talked about the Protecting Student Athletes from Concussions Act, which would establish standards on concussion safety and management, the risk of concussions for K-12…

    141 views
  • Student Athletes and Concussions
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    Student Athletes and Concussions

    The House Education and Labor Committee held a hearing on pending legislation to reduce and more safely manage concussions in student athletes. Witnesses testified that student concussions…

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  • James Wagner on Student Athlete Concussions
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    James Wagner on Student Athlete Concussions

    James Wagner spoke about a House committee hearing on proposed legislation to reduce concussions among student athletes.

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  • Collegiate Athletics
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    Collegiate Athletics

    Myles Brand spoke about college athletic programs and athletes.

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  • College Athletics Programs
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    College Athletics Programs

    Murray Sperber, talked about how college athletics programs impact universities. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. Mr. Sperber is the author of Beer and Circus: How…

    115 views
  • College Bowl Selection Process
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    College Bowl Selection Process

    A hearing, titled “Determining a Champion on the Field: A Comprehensive Review of the BCS and Postseason College Football,” was held to examine college football’s Bowl Championship Series (BCS) system. College…

    89 views
  • Education of College Athletes
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    Education of College Athletes

    Mr. Brand talked about the NCAA’s proposals to improve the quality of the education that college athletes receive. The proposals would require that a certain percentage of athletes…

    71 views
  • President Bush with NCAA Champions
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    President Bush with NCAA Champions

    President Bush spoke at a ceremony honoring the 2003 NCAA champions in various fall sports. He congratulated the teams, schools, and coaches. This program is incomplete.

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  • Sex Discrimination in Collegiate Sports
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    Sex Discrimination in Collegiate Sports

    Ms. Lopiano talked about gender equality in athletics, including Title IX, a federal law barring discrimination in educational programs on the basis of gender. She responded to audience…

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  • Sex Discrimination in Collegiate Sports
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    Sex Discrimination in Collegiate Sports

    Mr. Leland talked about gender equity in schools, including Title IX, a federal law that bars discrimination in any educational program on the basis of gender. He responded to audience…

    120 views
  • 1996 Democratic Convention Preparations
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    1996 Democratic Convention Preparations

    Mr. Savarise talked about the capabilities of the new United Center, the location of the 1996 Democratic convention.

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  • Independence Ohio
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    Independence, Ohio

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  • US Education Athletic Issues
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    U.S. Education Athletic Issues

    Mr. Knight spoke about the importance of education and athletics in major college sports. Following his opening comments, he took questions concerning his history as coach of Army and…

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  • Athletics in School
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    Athletics in School

    Mr. Richards, Rep. McMillen and two high school students discussed the role of athletics in the nation’s high schools and colleges, including recruitment procedures and proposed…

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  • Amateur Athletics in America
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    Amateur Athletics in America

    Track and field athlete Mr. Lewis discussed the state of amateur athletics in America, and government sponsorship of America’s Olympic teams. A four-event participant in the 1988 Seoul…

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  • NCAA Basketball Champions Reception
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    NCAA Basketball Champions Reception

    President Bush spoke at a reception for the 1991 NCAA Division I men’s basketball champion team Duke University, and the 1991 NCAA Division I women’s basketball champion team University of…

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  • Reforming College Athletics
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    Reforming College Athletics

    Mr. Black discussed the state of collegiate sports in America. He spoke on possible reforms in athletics and the possible increase of power for university presidents.

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