In this day of big-time, big-money athletics, it seems odd that universities are struggling with so many challenges. Whether it’s alums grumbling about higher prices or students looking for a better time, athletic directors should be learning that bigger doesn’t always make better. It’s simple: college football fans don’t need to look at the scoreboard to know they’re getting a bad deal.
Tom Lindley is a sports columnist for the CNHI News Service. Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.