“Public Universities’ Unspeakable Greed” – Big 10 Expansion Has Unseemly Side (Cato Institute)

Courtesy of @MikeHashimoto

November 25, 2012 – No more Texas vs. Texas A&M. No more Kansas-Missouri “Border War.” No more Maryland vs. Duke. No more Georgetown-Syracuse. Those great rivalries are either already dead, or headed to the guillotine. They’re just the latest signs of public universities’ unspeakable greed. If you pay any attention to college athletics you are well aware of conference realignment that for years has rocked big-time college football and, as a result, all the other NCAA Division I sports. Unfortunately, this probably won’t end anytime soon. Most of these schools are public universities; big state schools unquestionably are driving the realignment money-grab with schools and conferences moving primarily to capture more television-generated riches.

Link to Full Article: http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/big-10-expansion-has-unseemly-side


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