Competitive athletic programs are vital to collegiate economics, one expert says. Local businesses depend on them, too.
This week on "Make Me Smart," we're talking about a longtime controversy that's starting to boil over. Here's a refresher.
The move comes after California's "Student Athlete Bill of Rights" law.
Duke's Zion Williamson split his Nike shoe wide open in a game against rival North Carolina, injuring his knee.
Universities regard football as the welcome mat to their institutions. And even schools in the NCAA Division II are taking it seriously enough to invest millions in the their athletic facilities.
The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. The 1992 law barred state-authorized sports gambling with some exceptions.
Federal prosecutors have announced charges of fraud and corruption in college basketball, including against four coaches.
The law was projected to cost the state more than $3.76 billion over dozen years.
What's bad for business is good for morale.
By sitting out bowl games, some players seek to protect their NFL value