DraftKings, FanDuel And Amateurism In The NCAA
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DraftKings, FanDuel And Amateurism In The NCAA

October 16th, 2015 | by Javier Morales
Remember the days when the NCAA was most concerned about peripheral elements for an athlete to be agents and gamblers offering money to shave points? In this day and age of instant internet updates and fantasy leagues galore, the...
Food And Fueling Stations Have Become The New Recruiting Arms Race
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Food And Fueling Stations Have Become The New Recruiting Arms Race

October 14th, 2015 | by Javier Morales
College athletic programs trying to one-up the other have evolved from owning the best equipment to showcasing the most enviable wellness kitchen. In this era of “anything you can do, I can do better”, the arms race among...
Players May Finally See Payouts From NCAA Backed Insurance
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Players May Finally See Payouts From NCAA Backed Insurance

October 6th, 2015 | by Javier Morales
As was reported here last week, the NCAA’s Student Assistance Fund is beneficial because it assists athletes with the payment of insurance premiums, thereby preventing peripheral elements to illegally foot the cost. The support...
NCAA Athlete Insurance Policies Are Keeping Players In School Longer
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NCAA Athlete Insurance Policies Are Keeping Players In School Longer

September 29th, 2015 | by Javier Morales
Despite popular belief, the NCAA does have a heart when it comes to the financial welfare of its student athletes. The governing body provides support with payment for insurance premiums against potential debilitating injuries...
College Football Scheduling Ignores Fans, Administrators To Exploit Ratings
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College Football Scheduling Ignores Fans, Administrators To Exploit Ratings

September 21st, 2015 | by Javier Morales
The weekly announcement of Pac-12 college football starting times became such an issue for fans that Utah athletic director Chris Hill broadcast his explanation of the matter on YouTube last week. “Two of the things I hear from...
Embracing The Influence Of Gambling Lines On College Sports Coverage
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Embracing The Influence Of Gambling Lines On College Sports Coverage

September 14th, 2015 | by Javier Morales
ESPN’s inclusion of point spreads during its College GameDay coverage is a bold development that has even those in the sport’s gambling industry astounded. “It was amazing to me last year just to see the spreads on the...
Miami Going Beyond The Back Of The Jersey, Personalizing Cleats
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Miami Going Beyond The Back Of The Jersey, Personalizing Cleats

September 8th, 2015 | by Javier Morales
  First it was the helmets, and then the abundance of uniform combinations. Now, it’s the shoes. What’s next? Putting images of the player on his helmet? In this day and age of expressionism, with universities able to foot...