The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel: One shining moment
Author: The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Editorial Board - March 15, 2018 - Updated: March 15, 2018
Last week, the NCAA reported generating $1.06 billion in revenue for the 2016-17 school year and $761 million of that came from last year’s Division I men’s basketball tournament, according to the Washington Post.
Those revenues came on the backs of a “workforce” that doesn’t get paid. The lack of sufficient compensation for amateur student-athletes has created an environment of corruption, greed and dirty money — something the NCAA acknowledged by appointing a committee led by Condoleeza Rice to fix what ails college basketball.