Game Changing Settlement Reached in NCAA

Published 07/29 2014 12:47PM

Updated 07/29 2014 12:52PM

The NCAA reached a 75 million-dollar settlement with dozens of college athletes in a class action suit over head injuries.
The settlement requires mandatory regulations coaches must follow if a person experiences a head injury during a game or practice.
It brings a distictive change in the care and safety of all, current and former, college athletes, both male and female. The new safety practices will be initiated in all sports and across each division.
The regulations are designed to prevent athletes from returning to a game after a concussion.
The money will go to testing and research.
A federal judge must approve the deal before it can take effect.

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