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Giving college athletes what they really need

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 12 / 11 / 17

O ne of the questions we’ve long pondered when it comes to NCAA sports is this: How hard is it for a good student athlete to get a great university education? And we ask that knowing a very small percentage of student athletes go to college...

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