08:08 PM - March 31, 2014 by MMChrisS
It may leave prospective college athletes scrambling for ways to cover the cost of their education, but what if the removal of athletic scholarships was the key piece to cleaning up the integrity of the NCAA?
In an article at Nader.org, League of Fans has proposed such a concept.
|“By eliminating athletic scholarships and special admits from the college admissions offices for athletes, we could significantly mitigate many of the problems plaguing college sports today,” says Ken Reed. “We could also lessen many of the commercialization and professionalization abuses seeping down to the high school and youth sports levels.”|
Sound Off: Does the future of college sports include an end to athletic scholarships?
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