In 2011, I penned an article begging the NCAA to pay college athletes. My thesis was simple: under the current set of rules, many athletes were being exploited by the NCAA and its system. Therefore, the NCAA should pay its college athletes more in order to stop the unfair exploitation of 19 and 20 year-old kids.
The youthfully exuberant passion that was on display in Blacksburg, Virginia over the weekend was a reminder of what makes college sports so great.
Jonathan Washburn takes an in-depth, well researched look at the age old and now exceedingly relevant question of whether it is time for NCAA athletes to start seeing some of the massive financial pie. The key to this argument is the idea of exploitation.
The fine folks over at ReeseNews.org put together a fun little quiz game that gives you the chance to make a series of decisions and see if you make enough correct calls to stay eligible. Take the quiz and see how you do.
So the new logo for the Big Ten, which is now a necessity since the conference has 12 teams, was revealed today. Based on the Twitter reaction immediately upon the new logo’s announcement, most people seem to think of it what I do. Not much.