Don't Kill The Mellinger

April 7, 2014 7:55 AM

A coach (sort of) volunteers a paycut, which should tell you a lot about college sports

The coach was saying that college athletes in the programs that produce revenue should receive more than a scholarship. He swore he believed this, that as many opportunities are given to scholarship athletes — exposure, no debt, tutors — an industry with enough money to pay coaches millions while the talent is prohibited from getting much more than room and board just didn’t feel right. I figured I’d test him.

Don't Kill the Mellinger

Columnist Sam Mellinger's thoughts on sports and other important stuff

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