College sports officials are expressing concern over Jim Harbaugh's plan to have Michigan's football team practice in Florida during Spring Break. What are they really upset about?
Defenders of college sports amateurism argue that prohibiting market compensation for campus athletes preserves academic "values." Our resident economist calls bullshit.
NCAA executive Oliver Luck and ESPN analyst Jay Bilas are set to tangle over amateurism. Our resident economist imagines the results.
ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell doesn't think college athletes deserve to be paid, so we got an economist to explain why he's dead wrong.
The sudden move towards freshman ineligibility in college football and men's basketball seems odd, but a close reading suggests it's just market-fixing.
A simple accounting trick allows major college sports programs to fake poverty. Killing this practice would allow real reform to take hold.
The commissioner of the Big Ten is spewing misleading numbers on just how much of the NCAA's money will be going to college athletes.
UAB claims football is too expensive a program, but the report that the school is relying on to make that conclusion is full of bad math.
Stanford's president and athletic director claim they're ready to take an extreme measure if they're forced to pay players. Their bluff is about to be called.