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  • Jay Rome wants to have fun this season, instead of “It’s always been about going out and trying not to hurt myself anymore.”
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Georgia Football

Gentrifying the stadium experience

I’m not offering this as a flat-out prediction of what’s coming on the college football side, but I defy any sports fan of normal means to read… 876 more words

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Working for the man every night and day

Auburn’s Jonathan Jones explains why it’s important for college players to bust ass.

“And players have to trust coaches. You’ve got to trust them when they make the call and we’ve got to execute.

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“You don't like these set of rules? Go play in that association.”

A lot of this Dennis Dodd post about Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick’s vision of D-1 academic elites and lower brow schools splitting into two collegiate athletic associations is silly – for example, Vanderbilt walking away from the SEC over fulfilling some highfalutin quasi-Ivy League mission would be an expensive one, to say the least – but I will say that Swarbrick has grasped one reality that I predict his peers will eventually have no choice but to embrace if they keep losing antitrust litigation. 146 more words

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“We define what pay constitutes.”

Pretty lively debate at the oral arguments for the O’Bannon appeal yesterday.  The panel hearing them seemed pretty up to speed on the issues, and of course it’s impossible to say how their ruling will turn out.  168 more words

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Pay for play isn't socialism.

But states giving schools money so that they can pay for cost of attendance stipends to aid in recruiting is.  (h/t)

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"At the moment, the NBA is abetting the NCAA. It should be the other way around."

It’s funny, but if you look at the issue of player eligibility from the perspective of the NBA’s developmental league being an underutilized asset, you sure can come up with an interesting way to address the problem.  334 more words

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