Key Witness in NCAA Hoops Trial Details Bribery Plot

During three days of direct examination this week, the government’s key witness in the NCAA basketball bribery trial named the colleges, coaches and bribe amounts in an alleged conspiracy of pay off coaches to encourage their players to sign on as clients of a startup sports management agency once the young athletes turned pro.

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Lab Develops Safety Ratings for Youth Football Helmets

Perhaps Steve Rowson was destined to publish a study contrasting and comparing the safety features of youth football helmets. After all, he is a professor of biomechanics at Virginia Tech University whose entire career has focused on ways to reduce serious head injuries to athletes competing in various contact or high-speed sports.

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