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Anti-NCAA rhetoric fuels Dent's revived college sports reform bill

Anti-NCAA rhetoric fuels Dent's revived college sports reform bill

Lawmakers called the NCAA an "evil cabal," a "corporate colossus" and a "national disgrace" in reviving a bill Thursday designed to reform college sports and its governing body. Five members of Congress, led by Lehigh Valley Rep. Charlie Dent, re-introduced the National Collegiate Athletics Accountability Act during a press conference underscored by a stream of anti-NCAA rhetoric. The bill, first introduced in 2013, contains provisions for mandatory baseline concussion testing for athletes in contact sports and guarantees four-year scholarships. It also calls for an appeals process for student-athletes and programs charged with violations. Universities...

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