Athletes the real collateral damage
The headlines are routine now -- a baseball team cut, a track program drastically reduced -- all black-ink proof that not even the perceived purity of opportunity personified in college athletics is immune to this country's financial pinch.
Like the news of any big business searching for ways to trim the fat, the headlines don't always tell the whole story.
There are more than revenue and expense lines being balanced with these red-pen decisions. There are ...
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Business Of College Sports
College sports are not immune to the current economic woes. Teams are being cut and athletic departments are struggling to bridge budget gaps.