Michigan Football used an unrestricted donation to fund it's much-publicized trip to Rome. We're running out of ways to satirize amateurism here.
College athletes are basically employees, except they don't get paid and go hungry all the time.
The National Labor Relations Board says that college athletes are technically employees and therefore should be allowed to unionize. Great—now how long before they can get paid?
Rutgers men's basketball coach Mike Rice abused his players. He called them nasty names, hit them, threw balls at their heads, and was a generally awful human being. Now he's fired, and for good reason, but that he was more or less allowed to do these...