Thursday, May 19, 2011
I find this discussion to be the final leap by Athletic Directors and College Presidents to the "dark side."
Should athletes be paid over and above their scholarship?
How can schools in the Big East, Mid American Conference, Conference USA, etc., financially justify paying their athletes over and above the scholarships, coaching salaries, travel, etc., when they don't fill their stadiums every Saturday? Is BANK NCAA coming to the rescue? Here's a link to the conversation:
LINK: IS THIS GOOD FOR COLLEGE ATHLETICS?
Posted by Jim Small at 9:27 PM
Pat Connaughton committed to play for Mike Brey and the Fighting Irish this past recruiting season -- and he's been picked by ESPN experts as one of the BIGGEST SURPRISES out of the Class of 2011. (Pat is also an ALL-STAR baseball pitcher). Here's a link to the story:
LINK: ONE OF THE BIGGEST SURPRISES
Posted by Jim Small at 8:53 PM