Tag Archive | NCAA

James Donaldson’s Book Review Report: Game Over: Jerry Sandusky, Penn State and the Culture of Silence by Bill Moushey

Wow!!! What a fantastic book! This was one of those “can’t put it down” type of books from the opening cover all the way to the end. Author, Bill Moushey, does a fantastic job in giving us the idyllic setting of Happy Valley, PA, setting of the iconic college town of Penn State. As a […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA by Joe Nocera

Indentured, tells the story of those who have been fighting the battle against the NCAA over the last couple of decades or so, trying to draw some attention to the fact that these collegiate athletes, with their lives, blood sweat and tears, underlying all throughout the school year, with practices, mandatory training sessions, games, and […]

NBC Meet The Press Conversation About “Should College Athletes Be Paid”?

It’s college basketball’s “March Madness” time again, and as we marvel and root for favorite teams and players, the conversation seems to come around like clockwork, on an annual basis “Should College Athletes Be Paid”? I’ve spoke on this subject several times over the years, and as I was watching NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday morning talk show today, I noticed that a poll was shown (apparently taken by the Washington […]

“One and Done” in College Basketball….. What a Shame it is for the Athletes who don’t make it to The League

Now that March Madness is upon us yet again… the talk heats up in regards to undergraduates possibly heading to the Pros (The League).  We all marvel at the ones who do make it to the League.. i.e. Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, Kevin Durrant, Kevin Garnett and more…, but what becomes of the ones who […]