Sadly this link will likely be buried by highly partisan threads on this board. But for those willing to read it, it highlights why reforming college athletics is not a waste of politician's time. The Shame of College Sports - Magazine - The Atlantic The exploitation of college athletics and the corruption of college sports has gone over the top. Congress needs to become involved and provide a choice: a college environment with an expense cap that protects the rights of student athletes or a truely market based model where athletes are free to sell their services in the open market. The current status quo is untenable.