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It's Open Season on the NCAA

Philip Bartz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Philip Bartz

To be sure, there is much money swirling around NCAA football and basketball. But the fact that amateurism in NCAA sports is not pristine does not mean that there is exploitation or that professionalizing NCAA sports is the answer.

Why Does the NCAA Exist?

Dan Treadway | Posted 10.06.2013 | Sports
Dan Treadway

Why does an organization formed when the idea of paying money to attend a sporting event was in its infancy still operate under the same (now completely out-of-context) model?

Turning Turkey Into Tofu

Richard M. Southall | Posted 01.23.2012 | Sports
Richard M. Southall

It is time to climb out of the rabbit hole and face the reality of what college sport is, an exploitative system that violates the fundamental rights of workers by denying their existence.

College Sports Soak Up Subsidies, Fees

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

More than $800 million in student fees and university subsidies are propping up athletic programs at the nation's top sports colleges, including hundr...

Advice and Constraint

Arn Tellem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Arn Tellem

Though the NCAA's no-agent rule is supposedly designed to protect athletes, all it really safeguards is the billion-dollar industry that the organization controls.