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The Daily's Hot Reads For Friday: Old College Try

The WASHINGTON POST’s Neil Irwin writes of U.S. higher education: “It makes no real sense that the job of educating the workforce and the job of offering sports entertainment should be provided by the same institutions” (WASHINGTON POST).

The BOSTON GLOBE’s Callum Borchers writes of accounting firms catering to just athletes: “Professional athletes have some of the most complicated tax bills in the country, and they generally don’t file via TurboTax or at the local H&R Block” (BOSTON GLOBE).

The Cleveland PLAIN DEALER’s John Petkovic writes of athletes taking in the nightlife in their host cities: “The value of getting out into the community by just hanging out at a local restaurant or bar or neighborhood can’t be underestimated, for the venue or the player” (Cleveland PLAIN DEALER).

The TORONTO SUN’s Bob Elliott writes of MLB owners possibly eliminating the Non-Uniformed Personnel Pension Plan: “Talk all you want about free-agent greed, or Scott Boras-greed. Corporate greed is far worse. And that’s what this is” (TORONTO SUN).

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