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DeepModem Mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-02-05 12:24 PM
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28. Good point, AstroGirl -- and welcome to DU!
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  -NYT: Big (Football) Boosters Calling the Shots on Campus DeepModem Mom  Jan-02-05 08:09 AM   #0 
  - Slow news day...this is culturally embedded common knowledge  HereSince1628   Jan-02-05 08:18 AM   #1 
  - I've never thought about these donations being tax-deductible --  DeepModem Mom   Jan-02-05 08:48 AM   #7 
  - Thank you - this is "news"?  hatrack   Jan-02-05 10:50 AM   #21 
  - I live in Columbus, Ohio  Botany   Jan-02-05 08:20 AM   #2 
  - Also ......  Botany   Jan-02-05 08:24 AM   #3 
  - In fascist societies, educational institutions are dangerous.  Benhurst   Jan-02-05 08:28 AM   #5 
  - I agree Botany, time to tax the boosters donations and put an end  Catfight   Jan-02-05 08:36 AM   #6 
  - I disagree .....  Botany   Jan-02-05 08:49 AM   #8 
  - Couldn't disagree more  Scout1071   Jan-02-05 09:12 AM   #11 
     - So what's your answer? I agree with your statement that the NCAA  Catfight   Jan-02-05 10:09 AM   #16 
     - They "pay it back" everyday by winning, losing, practicing, training,  Scout1071   Jan-02-05 10:29 AM   #19 
        - Lets see...practicing, training, etc...  tx_dem41   Jan-02-05 11:48 AM   #25 
     - The student athlete surely does get more than "one single damn penny"...  tx_dem41   Jan-02-05 11:47 AM   #24 
        - So, let's see. $100K for 4 yrs = $25K per year. Sorry, but they bring in  Scout1071   Jan-02-05 01:18 PM   #32 
           - I understand you're not saying its right...  tx_dem41   Jan-02-05 01:30 PM   #34 
              - I appreciate what you are saying and yes, the system is not working  Scout1071   Jan-02-05 02:15 PM   #36 
                 - And then there is the dirty little fact that fewer than 50% of football  Scout1071   Jan-02-05 02:24 PM   #37 
                    - How do those numbers compare to the numbers of ...  tx_dem41   Jan-02-05 02:43 PM   #38 
                       - According to the NCAA  Scout1071   Jan-02-05 03:15 PM   #39 
                          - I saw that survey....very sad....  tx_dem41   Jan-02-05 03:24 PM   #40 
                          - Also, look around the benches of Div I Basketball and Football  Scout1071   Jan-02-05 03:25 PM   #41 
  - 'Tis time also to shut the TV off, I'm tired, drained and pissed  0007   Jan-02-05 09:26 AM   #12 
  - Too Much Football  AstronautGirl7   Jan-02-05 11:58 AM   #26 
  - Good point, AstroGirl -- and welcome to DU!  DeepModem Mom   Jan-02-05 12:24 PM   #28 
  - College Football : NINE BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY  spanone   Jan-02-05 12:27 PM   #29 
     - And, sadly, its the people who need the money the most...  tx_dem41   Jan-02-05 12:30 PM   #30 
  - AVARICE AND ENVY 2 of the seven deadly SINS  saigon68   Jan-02-05 08:25 AM   #4 
  - nothing new, really  ixion   Jan-02-05 08:58 AM   #9 
  - A friend says that football is the perfect outlet  sally343434   Jan-02-05 09:05 AM   #10 
     - lol... that's an astute observation  ixion   Jan-02-05 12:44 PM   #31 
  - In a bizarre sort of way football keeps other sports going  quaoar   Jan-02-05 09:39 AM   #13 
  - Ahhhhhh, yes. Those country club sports.  Scout1071   Jan-02-05 09:54 AM   #14 
     - There are also the sports  quaoar   Jan-02-05 10:27 AM   #18 
  - Ah yes the wonder's of the AD at a Football university.  GoBlue   Jan-02-05 09:56 AM   #15 
  - Why have pro basketball and football...  Davis_X_Machina   Jan-02-05 10:21 AM   #17 
  - Yep, they've been able to totally outsource it.  Scout1071   Jan-02-05 10:48 AM   #20 
     - Good point on the money management classes...  tx_dem41   Jan-02-05 12:01 PM   #27 
        - I agree on league responsibility, but I believe that if a Head Coach  Scout1071   Jan-02-05 01:25 PM   #33 
           - Make it part of the business curriculum and availabe to ALL ..  tx_dem41   Jan-02-05 01:32 PM   #35 
  - Jock-cracy: dumbest form of gov't EVER!  Coventina   Jan-02-05 10:59 AM   #22 
  - Own your own Play Army  Husb2Sparkly   Jan-02-05 11:41 AM   #23 
 

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