NCAA $75M Settlement Over Head Injuries

By CNN

Published 07/29 2014 01:14PM

Updated 07/29 2014 03:38PM

A game changer for college sports.

The NCAA reached a $75 million settlement with the NCAA and dozens of college athletes in a class action suit over head injuries.

The settlement requires mandatory regulations coaches must follow if an athlete experiences a head injuring during a game or practice.

It will 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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