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The charade in college basketball

Source: Boston Globe Posted By: Williams H...4507 days ago

STOP the pimping. Big-time college basketball and football are professional to the point of predation as universities and the media make billions off "amateurs" who cannot get paid. It is time to drop the hypocrisy and pay the players.

The latest reason has been provided by the University of Kentucky. It hired basketball coach John Calipari away from Memphis, paying him $31.65 million over eight years. His total compensation involves a web of millions of dollars in agreements the university has....

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