Mark Putnam | 13 Comments | Posted: October 13, 2011
With increasing regularity, we are made aware of scandals in intercollegiate athletics. As the regulations evolve with greater specificity and clearer interpretation, the creativity of those seeking an advantage keeps pace. It’s disappointing. We wonder how we ever got to this point. Where are the days when we engaged in intercollegiate competition for its wholesome appeal and benefits to students? Shouldn’t we return to our purer roots in the true spirit of athletic competition?