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Hey Mr. Bowlsby: colleges are training pros in many pursuits, including sports

July 21, 2014
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He said it as the Big 12 Conference opened its football media days Monday morning in Dallas. Directly from league commissioner Bob Bowlsby: “Our programs don’t exist for the purpose of preparing professional athletes.”

This is known in the vernacular as “a crock.”

A crock of what is up to you, but try to keep it clean. You have probably noticed there is an ongoing debate regarding the nature of big-time college athletics. In fact, there is a pending court case, O’Bannon vs. the NCAA, whose verdict is being pondered by the trial judge and which will have a considerable say regarding the future direction of this endeavor.

REST OF STORY: http://www.sportingnews.com/ncaa-basketball/story/2014-07-21/big-12-media-day-commissioner-bob-bowlsby-professional-athletes-comment-football-basketball


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