April 6, 2013

Links for Tori

Had lunch with my good friend Tori yesterday, and these two pieces came up. T-Bone, here are the links you requested.  Great seeing you, girl.  Thanks again for the help getting football tickets for the group!

Really, these should be required reading for anyone who enjoys this blog.  So if you haven't seen them before this, please crack them open and take a peek.


This Bubble Will Burst: How Greed Will Bring Down Modern Amateur Athletics
Something smells rotten in the state of amateur athletics. All this talk of TV contracts, TV markets, and TV valuations in the latest round of conference realignment has made me feel all, well, bubbly.

Pat Haden was the first to say it publicly. That doesn't mean he was the only one thinking it. When the USC athletic director told SI.com's Stewart Mandel that his fellow ADs and other school leaders need to think long and hard about the potential repercussions of an NCAA loss in the antitrust lawsuit originally filed by former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon, Haden echoed the thoughts of dozens of his colleagues.






Spring Game notes coming soon...


1 comment:

  1. WHO CARES. MIKE PAPI HIT A GRAND SLAM IN THE TOP OF THE 9TH WITH TWO STRIKES AND TWO OUTS TO GIVE US A ONE-RUN LEAD AND THE WIN.

    BAAAAAAAAAAAASEBALLLLLLLLLLLLL.

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