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The hypocrisy of big-time college sports

If protecting the college athlete from commercialization were really the NCAA’s concern, it would restrict or eliminate this commercialization in the first place. via The hypocrisy of big-time college sports – CNN.com.

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Steve Ballmer Could Claim $1B in Tax Write-Offs For Buying Clippers

A tax break for owners of sports franchises would let the ex-Microsoft CEO claim about $1 billion of the team’s purchase price from the taxable income he makes over the next 15 years, said the report, published Sunday in the … Continue reading

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Why no one wants to host the 2022 Olympics

The effect is the bidding for the 2022 Winter Games, which is now down to just two cities. The final vote comes next summer. There’s Beijing, China, which doesn’t actually sit within 120 miles of a usable ski mountain, and … Continue reading

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If Notre Dame can’t stay clean, who can?

Why do we keep going along with the charade of big-time college football being anything other than a huge business built on the backs of very human young men, many of whom want nothing to do with school? via If … Continue reading

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