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2021-06-21 -Land of the Free
BREAKING: Unanimous Supreme Court Rules for Student Athletes Against NCAA
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Posted by DarthVader 2021-06-21 11:18|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [226 views ]  Top

#1 They have always been a paid professional athlete. Now they will unionize and the college revenues will go down. This will spell the demise of college sports, or the advertisers will step in and we will have another pro football league with college names.
Posted by 49 Pan 2021-06-21 11:55||   2021-06-21 11:55|| Front Page Top

#2 While the NFL viewership has been going down faster than the Titanic, college football has been steady or rising. If they go union, have professional pay with corporations (more involvement with corporations than they do now), the NCAA will follow the NFL's woke bullshit and start hemorrhaging viewers as well.
Posted by DarthVader 2021-06-21 12:07||   2021-06-21 12:07|| Front Page Top

#3 Well, IMO, if it ends athletic scholarships it's all sweet.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2021-06-21 12:12||   2021-06-21 12:12|| Front Page Top

#4 The Biden DOJ is fighting states that enact laws preventing biological males from competing in female sports.
Posted by Deacon Blues 2021-06-21 12:13||   2021-06-21 12:13|| Front Page Top

#5 If there was ever a truer descriptive of a privilege class exploiting the workers, the NCAA pretty much fits the bill.

...the NCAA will follow the NFL's woke bullshit

Oh, it preceded it, demanding changes to team names and mascots, only obstructed by a Seminole uprising in Florida.
Posted by Procopius2k 2021-06-21 13:16||   2021-06-21 13:16|| Front Page Top

#6 *Shrug* Athletic scholarships seem about as "unnecessary" as supporting the various "Studies Programs". Or such fields as Medieval Burgundian Folk Music. As long as the Athletic Departments are "revenue neutral" then it seems to be a wash.

I am more concerned with the Service Academies (West Point, Annapolis, Colorado Springs) trying to stay in Division-1A Football, or Basketball, by recruiting "sports athletes". It seems a distraction from their real job of producing officers.
Posted by magpie 2021-06-21 16:48||   2021-06-21 16:48|| Front Page Top

#7 It seems a distraction from their real job of producing officers.

Some countries had some, admittedly modest, success with putting good soldiers through OCS.

On the other hand, good universities are absolutely essential for producing genuine scientists & scholars. IMHO, any society without such people is not long for this world.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2021-06-21 17:41||   2021-06-21 17:41|| Front Page Top

#8 This will spell the demise of college sports,
You say that like it's a bad thing....
Posted by Glenmore 2021-06-21 17:46||   2021-06-21 17:46|| Front Page Top

#9 everything else is going down the shitter why not college sports? I love college football, but they have fucked it up like everything else.
Posted by Chris 2021-06-21 21:30||   2021-06-21 21:30|| Front Page Top

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