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Will Anything Ever Be Done About College Athletics?

Scandals involving big-time college athletics pop up with the frequency of mushrooms after heavy rains, and almost as predictably, people who are outraged convene panels to discuss solutions. Sometimes those efforts lead to some tweaking of rules, which are then evaded by schools intent on winning no matter what. In today’s Pope Center piece, Jesse Saffron takes a look at the latest repetition in this cycle and concludes that it will probably have just as much impact as earlier ones.

George Leef is the the director of editorial content at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.

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