Education: College Sport...Foul!

How the national obsession with winning and moneymaking is turning big-time college sports into an educational scandal that, for too many players, leads down a one-way path to broken dreams

The ball loved Flick.

I saw him rack up

thirty-eight of forty

In one home game. His

hands were like wild birds.

He never learned a trade,

he just sells gas,

Checks oil, and changes



Among the more than 25 million Americans watching the National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball tournament on television this week will be Tom Scates, the 6-ft. 10-in. former Georgetown University center. A 1979 graduate, he was once a mainstay of a winning team, and his hopes were pinned on making the pros. Today he is in uniform all right -- as a doorman...

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