Lawmaker readies response to NCAA

Updated: June 25, 2014, 10:57 AM ET
By and Andy Katz | ABC News/ESPN.com

Congressional scrutiny of the NCAA's handling of athletics is growing, with members of Congress asking pointed questions of top officials over the treatment and benefits offered to student-athletes.

As bills emerge to force colleges and universities to make good on scholarships that cover four years of education -- and as legal challenges seek financial rewards and union rights for athletes -- NCAA officials should stand warned that lawmakers are pressing for action to address perceived ...

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