College Sports Reform

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Posted: Mar 8, 2012 7:27 PM by Michael Marsh
Updated: Mar 8, 2012 7:27 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: college sports reform, antitrust, NCAA, The Coalition On Intercollegiate Athletics

Some professors seeking reform in college sports want to explore using an antitrust exemption, which would allow the NCAA to better regulate spending on coaches' salaries and other costs. The group is called the Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics and it released five policy recommendations. All of them dealt with ways to rein in what critics call the runaway costs of college sports and the influences the sports have on campuses. The antitrust issue would mean the biggest change but it requires approval from Congress.

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