Student Athletes

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Michigan Close To Banning Student-Athlete Unions

Athletes would be blocked from unionizing at public universities under a bill that won final passage Tuesday.

97.1 The Ticket–12/16/2014


Student Heroes: Running Back Scores Championship Winning Touchdown Days After Mom Died

Winning a championship in any sport is a moment that every player, coach and fan will remember for the rest of their lives. But for one local student athlete, winning a football championship is special for a different reason.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2014

Kennedy Mang

Student Heroes: Team Captain Sets Example On And Off The Court

“She just shows how much loves she has for the sport, and if you put your mind and heart into playing that you can do well and succeed in what you want to accomplish.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2014

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Northville School Scrubs Locker Rooms As Teen Is Treated For MRSA

Should parents be worried?

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2013


Program Gives Parents ‘Heads Up’ About Concussions

Michigan youth football groups are taking part in a new national program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2013

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WWJ Listener Helps Baseball Team In Need Of Equipment

Thanks to a generous listener who heard about the team’s plight on WWJ, the baseball team at Communications and Media Arts High School in Detroit now own a few items from their wish list.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2013

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Local Baseball Team Shines Despite Challenges

As the struggling Detroit school district continues to clean up its financial problems, there is no money available to buy basic equipment like uniforms or baseballs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2013


New Web Site For

The Oakland County-based Web site has launched a new Web platform to improve its ability to help student-athletes and their parents make the most of both their athletic and academic abilities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2013

U-M Student Athletes Learn Pitfalls Of Social Networking

Did the University of Michigan “catfish” its own student athletes to teach them a lesson?

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2013


Snyder Signs, Lions Endorse Anti-Concussion Legislation

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a new law that aims to protect young Michigan athletes from serious head injuries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2012



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