- 9:51 am Monday, June 23rd, 2014 by Jeff Schultz
Congratulations, Mark Emmert: Now you have alienated minor league baseball.
Emmert, the NCAA president, has made a habit of saying the wrong things while defending the organization’s antiquated and disingenuous stance to not significantly increase the value of scholarships for student-athletes, even in the wake of mega-million revenue streams for this “amateur” enterprise. It happened again last week when Emmert testified in the Ed O’Bannon class-action anti-trust lawsuit: “To convert college sports into professional sports
would be tantamount to converting it into minor league sports. And we know that in the U.S. minor league sports aren’t very successful either for fan support [More]