By Christopher B. Daly
Now comes news that a major university is throwing in the towel on big-time college football — and this is happening deep in the heart of football territory. Officials at the University of Alabama-Birmingham have declared game-over for football. It simply costs too much. (Not to mention all the other bad results of intercollegiate athletics. If you want to see more, just type NCAA in this site’s search box.)
Maybe the NCAA will disappear one sport and one school at a time.
Here is the Times’ version. (Nice touch on that headline, using the verb “spiraling.”)