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(NPR)   The Ric Romero Institute of Noshiat & Sherlock has completed its exhaustive study on whether there's a massive discrepancy between NCAA spending on men's versus women's sports   (npr.org) divider line
    More: Obvious, Basketball, National Collegiate Athletic Association, championship events, NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship, men's championships, Gender, Tuesday night, law firm of Kaplan Hecker  
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2021-10-27 9:24:15 PM  
4 votes:
I'll just rewrite the headline of the article:

The NCAA's focus on profits means far more gets spent on men's championships because well yeah that makes sense.
 
2021-10-28 12:08:51 AM  
2 votes:

Enigmamf: If revenues weren't reinvested in the sport that generates them, there would be far less emphasis on using college sports to generate revenue.

Which I think would be a good thing - college sports are the worst aspect of academia, IMHO.


I used to wonder why they even bothered with the charade of full ride scholarships for illiterate athletes at colleges that are putatively there to educate. why not just create schools that are only there for sports and have no pretense of education. then I realized the SEC existed so that has already happened.
 
2021-10-27 9:37:43 PM  
1 vote:
If revenues weren't reinvested in the sport that generates them, there would be far less emphasis on using college sports to generate revenue.

Which I think would be a good thing - college sports are the worst aspect of academia, IMHO.
 
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