The Transylvania Times -

Goodbye To Student-Athletes


October 19, 2017

The recent decision by the NCAA not to levy any sanctions on the University of North Carolina for providing bogus academic classes so that football and basketball players could remain eligible should put to rest the myth of the student-athlete in Division I football and basketball.

In 2010 some football players for UNC received money illegally. The investigation into those events led to a more comprehensive investigation of athletics at UNC, including the creation of “paper classes.” These classes did not require attendance, offered no instruction and required students to write just on...

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