The Corner

Bacon Makes Everything Better

This week’s Between the Covers podcast is with John U. Bacon, author of Fourth and Long: The Fight for the Soul of College Football. We discuss why college football is better than the NFL, the glories of the Big Ten, the status of Penn State’s football program and whether it deserves to have one, and whether college players deserve paychecks.

John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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