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Most college sports programs feed off students, subsidies

What does it say about our value system when coaches at public universities make far more money than full professors? What is the lesson being taught when financially strapped students and their families are forced to subsidize the exorbitant pay … Continue reading

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If you could make your sports wish come true

If you could have any sports-related wish come true, what would it be? That was a question the New York Times asked readers recently, and it drew a huge response. Among my favorite responses were these: Reader David Rodriguez recalled … Continue reading

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Football fan could use some common sense

Here are a few thought-provoking things from the world of sports recently: The beating of a jersey-wearing Minnesota Vikings fan by S.F. fans after a recent 49ers home game made me wonder about the wisdom of making yourself a potential … Continue reading

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