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Old Wed Apr 05, 2000, 11:55pm
bsilliman bsilliman is offline
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I do agree with your statements and certainly CNN/SI was right on the money. Why do colleges subsidize studies like these? Because a student found a topic which the administration liked.
If I were a college official I would not bet on any sports, and I believe that is where we can draw the line.
If I were a young official with potential to work at the higher level I would not bet.
But I believe my real point is that the NCAA has enough problems regulating other aspects of the student-athlete's lives. They need to listen to the coaches and administrators who want to allow these athletes to work so they can survive like other students.
It is my opinion that in the end Congress will not pass this legislation because it is legislation which is directed against a single state which would probably not be upheld upon appeal.
I hope you had a great officiating year.
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