Re: O'Bannon v. NCAA (aka Could Ohio State go D3)
Originally Posted by Slyder
you think there's ever a point that Congress steps in and says this is outside the purpose of universities and colleges in this nation and starts taxing these ridiculous tv contracts either on the network level or on the conference level? B1G has talked about getting upwards of 40 Million PER SCHOOL for their share of the B10 Network. You can't tell me some politicians wouldn't love to get a hold of that. Just think of what sort of bacon they could take home for that money!
Less money to Ohio State football = less votes in Columbus. You can do just about anything and still get elected, but you can't hurt the most popular sports team in your district.
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