Tag Archives: NCAA rules

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 […]

NCAA Needs to Allow Athletes to Profit from Image/Autographs
August 5, 2013

by Kent Sterling The NCAA is reportedly investigating  Johnny Manziel for taking a payment in exchange for signing his name a few dozen times.  If they find Manziel took one dollar, his eligibility at Texas A&M will likely be permanently lost. No big deal for Johnny Football as he has tweeted that being a Heisman […]

Is NCAA President Mark Emmert for Real?
May 11, 2011

by Kent Sterling Yesterday, the NCAA hosted a bunch of media types for a day of inculcation into the grim world of NCAA enforcement.  The idea being that them folks who criticize the NCAA ought to at least know how the hell the process works. Mark Emmert has been the president of the NCAA for […]