Major reform is needed in intercollegiate athletics. Athletics have a part in higher education but athletic scholarships do not. The current system of athletic scholarships is hurting higher education both financially and academically. There are several possible reform options but the best option is to completely overhaul the current system and make college athletics a truly amateur operation.
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"The Role of Athletics in Higher Education,"
Major Themes in Economics, 5, 31-47.
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