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Condem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-09-11 11:38 AM
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19. Obviously, college football is big business. How big?
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  -College Football Can Afford to Come Down a Few Pegs SoDesuKa  Nov-09-11 03:49 AM   #0 
  - A million a year for a coach isn't the going rate for a school of Penn State's stature.  TransitJohn   Nov-09-11 04:01 AM   #1 
  - Source: Bleacher Report  SoDesuKa   Nov-09-11 04:31 AM   #2 
     - You realize makes much more than that from football due to its success  joeglow3   Nov-09-11 10:15 AM   #15 
  - Full bleachers pays bills  pipoman   Nov-09-11 05:27 AM   #3 
  - I am glad you pointed this out - doesn't make it right, but  rurallib   Nov-09-11 07:19 AM   #9 
  - Most schools lose money on bowl games.  LeftyMom   Nov-09-11 10:51 AM   #16 
     - they actually get paid to participate (rather than pay to participate)  fishwax   Nov-09-11 11:29 AM   #17 
  - And who pays for those salaries?  MadHound   Nov-09-11 05:36 AM   #4 
  - Academically prestigious schools without football: MIT, Cal Tech, Univerisity of Chicago...  FarCenter   Nov-09-11 09:41 AM   #10 
  - It's not just colleges, the local high school pulled the same BS.  Sirveri   Nov-09-11 05:39 AM   #5 
  - Ferentz at UI makes $3M+ a year while  Skidmore   Nov-09-11 05:41 AM   #6 
  - but they throw things and catch them. are you missing the point?  piratefish08   Nov-09-11 06:17 AM   #8 
  - Here in Columbus, crimes by OSU sports participants are regularly reported.  mwb970   Nov-09-11 06:13 AM   #7 
  - Penn State football made a $53 million profit last year  alcibiades_mystery   Nov-09-11 09:50 AM   #11 
  - And he got the tax cut to show for it, too.  Lars39   Nov-09-11 09:58 AM   #12 
  - It's amazing how much profit you make when the workers are made cheap  Johonny   Nov-09-11 11:36 AM   #18 
     - No argument there  alcibiades_mystery   Nov-09-11 12:11 PM   #22 
  - The core problem is that at schools with powerhouse football  hifiguy   Nov-09-11 10:06 AM   #13 
  - I don't understand why football even belongs in high school  aint_no_life_nowhere   Nov-09-11 10:12 AM   #14 
  - High school football is not a bad thing  Marrah_G   Nov-09-11 11:47 AM   #21 
  - Big Time Football Is Republican  SoDesuKa   Nov-09-11 04:03 PM   #23 
  - Obviously, college football is big business. How big?  Condem   Nov-09-11 11:38 AM   #19 
  - Blasphemy!!! 15-yard penalty and the loss of down, at least!!  Major Hogwash   Nov-09-11 11:46 AM   #20 

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