Stop Forcing College Athletes to Be Students

By Frank Deford
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What is one thing you would do to fix college sports?

How to Fix College Sports Make them honest by paying the athletes in the "revenue sports," (football and men's basketball) and not require these paid performers to be students unless they want to. Then eliminate all other "athletic" scholarships in other sports, and award scholarships to athletes, like everybody else, on the basis of need only.

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