Month: July 2013

Does NCAA Face More Concussion Liability Than the NFL?

Adrian Arrington, an Eastern Illinois football player  — along with former Central Arkansas football player Derek Owens, former Ouichita Baptist University soccer player Angela Palacios and former Maine hockey player Kyle Solomon — are named plaintiffs in a concussion lawsuit against the NCAA. Alleging that the NCAA failed its duty to protect athletes, the lawsuit …

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Why Professional Athletes Go Broke (It’s Not What You Think)

Sports Illustrated reports the grim statistics — 78 percent of NFL players face bankruptcy or serious financial stress within just two years of leaving the game and 60 percent of NBA players face the same dire results in five years.  While the statistics are not in dispute, the reasons why so many athletes face financial …

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