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Ohio State Among Schools Where Big Time Sports Ate College Life

The New York Times featured Ohio State University in a Sunday story about how Division I sports — by which they seem to mean football and men’s basketball — have “hijacked the American campus:” It was a great day to be a Buckeye. Josh Samuels, a junior from Cincinnati, dates his decision to attend Ohio [...]

Study: Having a Winning Football Team Hurts Male Students’ Grades

Inside Higher Ed reports that winning football teams hurt the grades of male students. A study from University of Oregon researchers looked at grade point averages for non-athlete undergrads at their school over eight years and compared them to the win record of the school’s football team. Here’s what they discovered: We find that the [...]

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