Originally Posted by Reds Freak
You don't think the student-athletes of the non-revenue don't care? The purpose of college athletics is to be an extension of the classroom and be a laboratory of learning leadership skills, teamwork, work ethic, communication, dealing with adversity, etc. Just because hundreds of thousands of people don't tune in to watch non-revenue sports doesn't mean they don't matter.
You asked why no one pays attention to the good stories about non-revenue sports -- and the answer remains that no one cares. If no one cares, no news gets published. I'm sure the people competing care, but you don't write a newspaper story just so the subject can read it.