By Alan Marzilli
A few worry that the commercialism surrounding activities is corrupting the teens who play them.
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He writes: “Inasmuch as athletics was formally incorporated into higher education primarily for financial and business reasons, it is ironic that this business proposition is usually a bad one. . ” 35 • Should a university spend money on its athletic department, as it does on its academic departments? Gerdy cites a 1997 report prepared by the NCAA, which found that 29 percent of Division I-A football programs and 26 percent of Division I-A basketball programs actually lost money—a very interesting finding, considering that many supporters of big-time sports argue that these sports provide cash flow.
58 The problem, critics of big-time college sports say, is only getting worse. As television contracts become more lucrative, individual schools, athletic conferences, and the NCAA feel pressure to schedule more games in order to make more money. For example, in the past, football teams played fewer than ten games per season, but the NCAA now allows Division I schools to play twelve regular-season games, plus postseason bowl games. More games mean more travel, which, in turn, means less time spent in the classroom for student-athletes.
Former college athlete Derrick Gregg recalls that, “during a recent discussion with a few of my former African-American teammates . . we realized that we had very little or no interaction with any of our White teammates off the field. ” 65 Many people believe that athletic departments are more concerned with winning and making money than they are about the welfare of their athletes. CntrPnt2 12/31/03 10:23 AM Page 63 Athletic Programs Exploit Young People, Especially Minorities universities where they cannot meaningfully participate academically, and the problem is only made worse by the demands of game and practice schedules.
Amateur Athletics (Point Counterpoint) by Alan Marzilli