Re: O'Bannon v. NCAA (aka Could Ohio State go D3)
Originally Posted by improbus
I think in order to better understand this entire topic, we need to ask a simple question. What is the purpose of college athletics? I'm not sure I could come up with a solid answer.
If you ask that question I think you need to ask a few more. What is the purpose of high school sports? What is the purpose of little league? What's the purpose of youth soccer? What's the purpose of band? What's the purpose of choir?
"In our sundown perambulations of late, through the outer parts of Brooklyn, we have observed several parties of youngsters playing 'base', a certain game of ball. Let us go forth awhile, and get better air in our lungs. Let us leave our close rooms, the game of ball is glorious"