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Too much moolah spent on college sports

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It’s no secret that a strong college athletic program — especially in football or basketball — lures alumni contributors in a way that no academic program can. So it’s not surprising that colleges competing at the big-league (Division I) level lavish more money on their athletes than their students. But a new study shows the disparity to be disturbingly lopsided, with public colleges and universities spending three to six times more money on their athletic ...


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gina99
January 21, 2013
8:11 a.m.

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College sports brings in millions to our universities. Better that than another increase in taxes. But of course outrageous taxes are never a concern in tax crazed Schenectady County, New York. The editors prove once again how out of touch they are. Maybe you should boycott games? Much bigger local issues that deserve editorial comment.

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