It's hard to imagine that high school football will be played as is in New England in 10+years. BIG football states like California, Florida and Texas will be interesting to watch.
We need more varsity academics - Jeff Jacoby, Boston Globe.
One of the common questions from our international clients always is “Why do universities spend so much money and effort on sports? Aren’t they supposed to be places where students study?” As Americans, we assume D1 athletics are normal; however, should universities be running minor league teams?
An interesting and pragmatic approach that is definitely worth a read. While the idea seems fundamentally inappropriate, it does address the realities of some NCAA Division 1 athletics, especially football and basketball where graduation rates are low and revenue is high.