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The Drake Group Applauds U.S. Senator Murphy’s Report on Need for Intercollegiate Athletics Reform

PRESS RELEASE – MARCH 28, 2019 Fritz Polite, President The Drake Group (407) 758-0811 fpolite@su.edu TheDrakeGroup.org The Drake Group Applauds U.S. Senator Murphy’s Report on Need for Intercollegiate Athletics Reform NEW HAVEN, CONN. – The Drake Group applauded U.S. Senator Christopher Murphy’s (DCT) report, released today, on the current status of intercollegiate athletics finances: Madness, Inc. […]

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Senator Birch Bayh: A Tribute

PRESS RELEASE – MARCH 20, 2019 Fritz Polite, President The Drake Group (407) 758-0811 fpolite@su.edu TheDrakeGroup.org Senator Birch Bayh: A Tribute NEW HAVEN, CONN. – On his recent passing at age 91, The Drake Group wishes to pay tribute to the life and work of former Senator Birch Bayh (D-IN). His crafting and caretaking of Title […]

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The Drake Group Contends Courts Ill-Equipped to Solve Intercollegiate Athletics Issues

PRESS RELEASE – MARCH 18, 2019 David Ridpath, Ph.D and Gerald Gurney, Ph.D. Past Presidents The Drake Group TheDrakeGroup.org The Drake Group Contends Courts Ill-Equipped to Solve Intercollegiate Athletics Issues NEW HAVEN, CONN. – Last week, Judge Claudia Wilken issued a long-awaited decision in the case titled National Collegiate Athletic Association Athletic Grant-in-Aid Cap Antitrust Litigation. […]

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The Drake Group Applauds Student-Athlete Equity Act and Cheers on Congressional Action on Intercollegiate Athletics Reform

PRESS RELEASE – MARCH 17, 2019 David Ridpath, Ph.D ridpath@ohio.edu Gerald Gurney, Ph.D. geraldgurney@gmail.com Past Presidents The Drake Group TheDrakeGroup.org The Drake Group Applauds Student-Athlete Equity Act and Cheers on Congressional Action on Intercollegiate Athletics Reform NEW HAVEN, CONN. – Today, The Drake Group issued a strong statement in support of U.S. Representative Mark Walker’s […]

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College Admissions Cheating Scandal Hides The Dark Side of Athlete Special Admissions Programs

PRESS RELEASE – MARCH 16, 2019 David Ridpath, Ph.D ridpath@ohio.edu Gerald Gurney, Ph.D. geraldgurney@gmail.com Past Presidents The Drake Group TheDrakeGroup.org College Admissions Cheating Scandal Hides The Dark Side of Athlete Special Admissions Programs NEW HAVEN, CONN. – Few in college athletics were surprised about the massive higher education admissions scandal that has been exposed over […]

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The Drake Group Doubts the Judge Wilken Decision Will Solve the College Athlete Compensation Issue

PRESS RELEASE – FEBRUARY 28, 2019 For immediate release Contact: Fritz Polite, President The Drake Group (407) 758-0811 fpolite@su.edu TheDrakeGroup.org The Drake Group Doubts the Judge Wilken Decision Will Solve the College Athlete Compensation Issue NEW HAVEN, CONN. – Today The Drake Group released a new position paper, a “Critical Analysis of Proposed Models of […]

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The Drake Group Charges the NCAA With Spreading “Fake News” About Athlete Graduation Rates

PRESS RELEASE – NOVEMBER 19, 2018 For immediate release Contact: Fritz Polite, President The Drake Group (407) 758-0811 fpolite@su.edu TheDrakeGroup.org The Drake Group Charges the NCAA With Spreading “Fake News” About Athlete Graduation Rates NEW HAVEN, CONN. – The Drake Group, a national organization of college faculty and others whose mission is to defend educational […]

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The Drake Group Issues Position Paper on Constitutionally Protected Speech and Expression Rights of College Athletes

PRESS RELEASE – NOVEMBER 15, 2018 For immediate release Contact: Fritz Polite, President The Drake Group (407) 758-0811 fpolite@su.edu TheDrakeGroup.org The Drake Group Issues Position Paper on Constitutionally Protected Speech and Expression Rights of College Athletes NEW HAVEN, CONN. – The Drake Group, a national organization of college faculty and others whose mission is to […]

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When the Death of A Player Isn’t Enough…

PRESS RELEASE – NOVEMBER 4, 2018 For immediate release Contact: Fritz Polite, President The Drake Group (407) 758-0811 fpolite@su.edu TheDrakeGroup.org When the Death of A Player Isn’t Enough… NEW HAVEN, CONN. – The Drake Group, a national organization of college faculty and others whose mission is to defend educational integrity in higher education from the […]

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Drake Group Chastises the NCAA On the Death of Maryland Football Player McNair and Persistent Failures of Governance

PRESS RELEASE – SEPTEMBER 4, 2018 For immediate release Contact: Fritz Polite, President The Drake Group (407) 758-0811 fpolite@su.edu TheDrakeGroup.org Drake Group Chastises the NCAA On the Death of Maryland Football Player McNair and Persistent Failures of Governance NEW HAVEN, CONN. – The Drake Group, a national organization of college faculty and others whose mission […]

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