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Athletes the real collateral damage

Originally Published: July 15, 2009
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

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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