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Debate over antiquated NCAA goes way beyond pay-for-play

Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany said this week that if college athletes didn't like the current system they could go play somewhere else, but he missed the larger point.

Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany said this week that if college athletes didn't like the current system they could go play somewhere else, but he missed the larger point.

Administrators can pontificate all they'd like. At some point, they will have to deal with the real world in 2013. Delany, to his credit, has said that the system is antiquated. As one of the most powerful people in college sports, he should lead the charge to change it.

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