SOURCE: Athletic Director U
by Victoria Jackson
Another college football season means another chance to demand that universities and the NCAA recognize a fundamental fact about the dangerous and isolating work performed by players: they are not student-athletes, but employees of the football team.
SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
by Andrew McG
Mass media helped build the lucrative world of college sports by establishing sports as a news beat; today's highly-paid and transient coaches ride the wave of an economy that thrives on making a splash in the headlines.
SOURCE: In These Times
"There are huge numbers of conservative Southerners who would fight against all important progressive reforms — unless doing so threatened their access to college football. Then, they would at least be willing to negotiate."
SOURCE: Los Angeles Times
by Jonathan Zimmerman
Colleges are cutting other sports -- and wrongly blaming the 1972 measure that outlawed sex discrimination in educational institutions receiving federal financial aid.
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