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Want to fix college athletics' academic crisis? Three words: Major in sports


If you really want to know how much formal education one can receive and still not have access to even the most obvious of answers, consider how many Ph.Ds are flailing about in the realm of college athletics without being able to discern that the answer to the most fundamental problems in this venue is right in front of them: Allow the athletes to major in their sports. So simple. So obvious. “I think there’s some merit to what you’re saying,” B. David Ridpath, associate professor at Ohio University, told Sporting News. (Sporting News)


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