Star Recruits Warned About NCAA Fine Print

  There is no time in which promises, potentiality, and pleading are more celebrated than during college football recruiting and the upcoming National Football Signing Day.  Whether it be the daily phone calls, mountains of letters, or in-home visits, college recruiters will tell top recruits just about anything to get them to sign, and usually the recruiter with the best “mouthpiece” …

BIG 10 Announces Guaranteed 4 Year Full Scholarships

Source: ESPN The Big Ten announced Wednesday that all of its institutions will grant athletic scholarships for the entire term of an athlete’s enrollment and allow some athletes who leave school to return and finish their degrees on scholarship. Several individual Big Ten schools had announced similar scholarship initiatives for athletes, but the league felt a policy statement was needed …

Despite Lawsuits, Congressional Scrutiny College Football Players Still Grossly Exploited

The economic reality is that every year Big Time D-1 football and basketball programs continue to earn more and more revenue.   Without a doubt, the more the revenue increases, the more egregious the exploitation of the on-field participants becomes.  Worse as the universities and the NCAA continue to reap  increased revenue (in 2008  the NCAA’s March Madness  alone brought the NCAA …

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Does The Extreme Love of Sports Actually Hurt More Than Help Black Community?

Source: Dr. Henry Louis Gates/The Root.Com Why are there so many black people playing professional sports in the United States? The short answer: There aren’t! When I was growing up in the 1950s, we were taught that we had a much better chance of becoming a doctor or a lawyer, a dentist or a teacher or a preacher than a …