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March Madness: NCAA should stop exploiting student-athletes, pass a Bill of Rights
March Madness: NCAA should stop exploiting student-athletes, pass a Bill of Rights

The NCAA basketball tournament field is set, and this week an estimated 50 million people will fill out their brackets in a fit of March Madness. Yet almost a year after fans witnessed one of the worst in-game injuries in a generation, college athletes are still fighting for basic healthcare guarantees from the institutions that profit from their sweat and blood. Broken bones come with the territory at high levels of competition, but you know an injury is uniquely awful when the player receives consolatory phone calls from Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Michelle Obama. That’s what happened last year when Louisville Cardinals guard Kevin Ware suffered a shocking compound fracture during an...

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