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Tulane to host X's and O's, a play about football and traumatic brain injury
Six years ago, Tulane University assistant professor Jenny Mercein and playwright KJ Sanchez co-created a play called X’s and O’s that examines the lasting physical and neurological impacts from playing football. Mercein and Sanchez are now bringing their docudrama to Tulane’s campus. On Thursday,...
Feb 06, 2017 - Jamie Logan

The inaugural Special Olympics Unified Rivalry Basketball Game was held Saturday at the Reily Center on the uptown campus of Tulane University. Two teams, one comprised of Tulane students and Special Olympic athletes and the other of LSU students and Special Olympic athletes, competed for the...

Jan 31, 2017 - Keith Brannon

Tulane University physicians and staff are stepping up their health screening game for football’s biggest event of the year. They’ll be in Houston for Super Bowl LI conducting their largest health screening to date for retired NFL players as part of the NFL Player Care Foundation’s Healthy Body and...

Jan 27, 2017 - Claire Davenport

Marc Trestman is best known for his career coaching professional football, yet few knew that he was once an aspiring lawyer. On Thursday, the Tulane Sports Law Program presented a talk by Trestman at the Tulane University Law School about the impact of his law school education on his career....

Jan 06, 2017 -

Read WWLTV's featured news story about the Center for Sport's role in The Trust (powered by the NFL Players Association) Brain and Body Screening Program, which provides comprehensive physical, neurological and behvioral evaluations to former NFL football players. "Tulane Medical one of 4 places in...

Dec 08, 2016 -

Three of the nation’s leading orthopedic surgeons will present a special lecture at Tulane University about how to keep young athletes playing safely.  Dr. James Andrews, the team doctor for several professional sports franchises – including the Washington Redskins – along with Dr. Ben Kibler, the...

Jul 08, 2016 - Michael Luke

Mock salary arbitrations were hashed out in the bowels of Wesley Barrow Stadium, a gleaming youth baseball complex near the New Orleans lakefront.  The negotiators were not professionals or even college-aged business students — they were teen participants in a program that teaches the art of...

Feb 27, 2016 -

Read the Fox 8 WVUE featured news story about Tulane's Sports Law program, one of only two in the U.S. that offers specific sports law certificates. "Tulane sends more than just athletes into professional sports" – Fox8Live.com  

Dec 05, 2015 - Linda P. Campbell

As an intern for Priority Sports, one of the country’s leading sports agencies, Tulane Law School student Kyle Wallace has gotten an up close look at how high-flying sports industry figures are represented. Wallace spent much of last summer collecting and combing through college coaches’ contracts...

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