Tag Archives: war on nonrevenue sports

War on College Sports: Maybe justified?

I love college sports. I’m not so thrilled with the prospect of other students paying for them. An investigation of the eight largest public universities in Ohio in the Football Bowl Subdivision found that with one exception, college administra...

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War on Nonrevenue Sports returns: USOC gearing up

USOC CEO Scott Blackmun isn’t going to give up on Olympic sports in colleges without a fight. He sees the threat of budget cuts and reallocations as athletics departments start paying more for its football and basketball players. There are &hel...

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Are all scholastic sports a waste of time?

That’s the question raised in this pointed essay from The Atlantic: The Case Against High-School Sports and a follow-up from CollegeSportsScholarships.com. The examples cited are extreme. The Atlantic found schools that managed to fund its foo...

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Return of the War on Nonrevenue Sports: Beyond the “Title IX Games”

When we last left the War on Nonrevenue Sports, we were asking a few college revenue questions tangentially related to Title IX, and we were still fretting a bit over the Sports Illustrated piece wondering why we should bother to keep funding &hell...

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The war on nonrevenue sports, ctd

The argument as laid out in Sports Illustrated: 1. There’s a lot of money flowing into big-time college sports. 2. They should give some of that money away toward charitable causes. 3. But wait, many athletic departments are actually losing m...

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