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Old 03-25-2014, 10:45 AM   #26
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Default Re: Mark Cuban: "Greedy " NFL Is 10 Years From Implosion

Originally Posted by GodfatherofSoul View Post
I saw something a couple of weeks ago that said some universities have basketball players completely out of class in one month (March I guess?) and practicing 40 hrs a week for the tournament. Amateur student athletes, huh?
Not to derail the thread, but tonight’s episode of HBO Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel includes a look at NCAA "academic requirements" for "student athletes"

Bonus points that it stars players from self-proclaimed "Public Ivy League" school North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Bernard Goldberg: What language did you study?
UNC football player Bryan Bishop: Swahili
Bernard Goldberg: Swahili ... (pause for effect) ... That come in handy since you graduated?
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