Tag Archives: Morgan Burke

Hey Morgan Burke – getting students to come to Boilermakers football games isn’t that hard
August 22, 2014

by Kent Sterling In a USA Today piece posted yesterday afternoon several athletic directors representing Big Five conference universities spoke of the difficulty of drawing students to football games.  Purdue’s Morgan Burke was one of them. Burke’s comments were certainly reflective of the collective mindset of those facing the challenge of compelling students to part […]

NCAA Football and College Basketball – Why Not Pay Players to Their Value?
September 26, 2013

by Kent Sterling Why is it inherently bad to pay college athletes commensurate to their value?  Other than it never being done – at least not above the table – is there any justification for not allowing basic economics to operate unfettered for athletes whose work makes a lot of money for everyone associated with […]