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Open Thread: There Is Power in A Union, NCAA Edition

College sports, as reported by the NYTimes’ business columnist Joe Nocera, “A Union Stands Up for Players“: “I hate bullies,” said DeMaurice Smith. Smith, a former white-collar criminal defense lawyer with the high-powered law firm Patton Boggs, has been the executive director of the National Football League Players Association since 2009. That is to say, [...]
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Here’s Why The New York Times’ Master Plan To Save College Sports Would Be A Disaster

Sports : Business Insider: Sports Page (3 years ago)

College sports is broken, and New York Times columnist Joe Nocera wants to fix it with a radical five-point plan. Here's a rough outline of his big NYT Magazine feature on how to reform college sports: Football and men's basketball ... Read Post

Wall Street Nervous About Another Romney Run

Politics / US Politics : Taegan Goddard's Political Wire (yesterday)

“Add Wall Streeters to the growing list of Republican power players uneasy about the prospect of another Mitt Romney bid for the White House,” CNN reports. “The corridors of high finance were the target of intense hostility during R... Read Post

Joe Nocera: A Scholarship That Doesn't Even Cover The Full Cost Of Attending College Is Offensive To Athletes

Sports : Business Insider: Sports Page (3 years ago)

This editorial is part of our GREAT DEBATE feature 'Should College Athletes Get Paid?' Business Insider recently got the chance to chat with New York Times columnist Joe Nocera over email on what he thought about the issue of paying... Read Post

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