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Jim Delany Argues For Freshmen Ineligibility In Football, BasketballPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 17 / 15
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany in a 12-page letter sent Friday to media members wrote that "making freshmen ineligible in college football and basketball could help correct the imbalance between athletics and academics." Delany said that the letter "is not a proposal," but he did "lay out a plan ...
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