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The Daily's Hot Reads For Thursday: Thinking Responsibly
Published December 13, 2012
The CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION's Brad Wolverton writes in the wake of NCAA violations, Ohio State has "supersized its rules-enforcing staff." That change, "which many other colleges are contemplating, signals the growing risk that sports programs can pose to colleges' bottom lines and reputations" (CHRONICLE.com).
The PROVIDENCE JOURNAL's Brian MacPherson writes MLB offseason moves show that "young, cost-controlled talent are the most valuable currency in the game at the moment – and they're getting more valuable all the time" (PROVIDENCE JOURNAL). Also, how offseason trades and free agency can leave fans out in the cold (L.A. TIMES).
On College Conference Realignment:
- Even commissioners do not always see next move coming.
- Why Big East's catholic schools should form their own league.
- Firings, realignment leaves college football landscape in chaos.
- Cable bundling fees mean every TV service sub pays for sports.
- Horse racing in New York state is at a critical juncture.
- How emotional use of social media has hurt many athletes.
- NASCAR going green may sound odd, but makes perfect sense.
- Why Caroline Wozniacki's Serena Williams joke was not racist.
- What to watch on sports TV if you are a fan of the NHL.
- A brief analysis of why IMG Worldwide is being put up for sale.