Tag Archives: Ed O’Bannon

College Athletics – Change Will Either Occur Because of Mark Emmert and NCAA or to NCAA
April 7, 2014

by Kent Sterling Bureaucrats affect change slowly, and when the window of participation in college athletics is a maximum of five years, “student-athletes” have chosen to grin and bear the inadequacies and lack of fairness they perceive. After all a scholarship covering the costs of tuition and room and board isn’t nothing, and making waves […]

NCAA Rules for Student-Athletes Are Swinging Toward Those for Whom They Should Be Written
September 6, 2013

by Kent Sterling Time magazine’s cover piece this week champions the righteousness of paying student athletes for the value they create for universities.  I’ve long thought that to exclude athletes who fill stadia and arenas from the market economy that benefits virtually every other human being in America, but that Time called for it caused […]

Johnny Manziel Beats System – Earns First Half Suspension vs. Rice
August 28, 2013

by Kent Sterling The sound you just heard was anything within arm’s reach being thrown against the walls of every building in Columbus, Ohio. Johnny Manziel will sit for the first half of the Texas A&M vs. Rice as the punishment for whatever the NCAA’s findings are in their investigation into whether Manziel was compensated […]