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Sally Jenkins: College Sports Pushed to the Brink

August 17, 2020 by Doug Sprei

For acclaimed sports journalist Sally Jenkins of the Washington Post, the Covid-19 pandemic has blown the lid off excessive spending in college athletics and brought higher education to a profound reckoning point. She sat down with ACTA’s Doug Sprei and Armand Alacbay for a probing conversation a few days after publication of her scathing article, College sports embraced reckless greed. With the Coronavirus crisis, the bill has come due.

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