Sonny Vaccaro – from teaching to Nike to Adidas to O’Bannon

Wow. This is required watching for anyone interested in the corruption of big-time college sports. Thanks to a reader for the link.

Meanwhile the Knight Commission is panicking over the NLRB ruling and the new Jenkins lawsuit. Jake New has the story in InsideHigherEd.com. If universities have to start playing payers, they will close big-time college sports. Sure they will.

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3 Responses to Sonny Vaccaro – from teaching to Nike to Adidas to O’Bannon

  1. that effing Dog again says:

    yeah, I saw it when originally aired – pretty good and quite informative for those that don’t know the long origin of Shoe Industry College sports. John Thompson really shines through in this.

  2. Working GTF says:

    I found the descriptions of Phil Knight in the closing minutes very enlightening as to the current state of UO.

  3. The Old Oligarch says:

    On the principle that equity is the best revenge, should one invest in Nike stock or Adidas stock?

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