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The Loneliest Losers
Fifteen years ago SMU's powerhouse football program was obliterated by a pay-for-play scandal and the NCAA's first "death penalty." Since then 20 other college programs--including Alabama football this year--have qualified for the ultimate sanction, but all have been spared. Why hasn't the NCAA dropped the death bomb again? Much of the answer lies in the athletic rubble at SMU.
An Unfolding Tragedy
As football injuries mount, lawsuits increase and insurance rates soar. The game is headed toward a crisis, one that is epitomized by the helmet, which is both a barbarous weapon and inadequate protection
The Writing is on the Wall
The rash of phony transcripts and academic cheating spells out the fact that athletics are now an abomination to the ideals of higher education. Victims: the student-athletes. Culprits: the system and those who run it
The 1969 Texas-Arkansas title game may have signaled the end of the God-Family-Football era
Sweat Shopping Though rife with NCAA violations, college-run football camps have become bull markets for recruiters
At stake was Woods's college football future. Attending summer camps run by big -time football schools has become virtually mandatory for the ...
NCAA football from E to U
"Civilian" viewers grade each telecast
THE MAN WHO CHANGED FOOTBALL
When the NCAA Rules Committee voted a return to two-platoon football last month, one of the least surprised men in the country—and one of the most ...
All the Way with O.J.
The game of the year, and very likely the national championship, went to USC when its peerless but sore-footed runner finally outshone UCLA's matchless quarterback and his aching ribs
Whatever Happened To The White Athlete?
Unsure Of His Place In A Sports World Dominated By Blacks Who Are Hungrier, Harder-Working And Perhaps Physiologically Superior, The Young White Male Is Dropping Out Of The Athletic Mainstream To Pursue Success Elsewhere