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I am not usually one to rake the NCAA over the coals.
As the cops of collegiate athletics, I understand their job is hard, and too many athletic departments are trying to break the rules. Even if some rules are strange or restrictive, at their heart they are there for good reasons.
And yesterday, an enforcement case came to light that just begs for commentary.
It’s the case of Minnesota wrestler Joel Bauman, who was yanked from competing for the Gopher wrestling team for violating an NCAA bylaw. His crime? Recording a song and charging 99 cents for it on iTunes.
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