ABC News: NCAA spent years fighting losing battles and left itself helpless to defend legal challenges

Several national media outlets, including ABC News, published this Associated Press wire story that summarized the implications of the NCAA’s legal battles.  The article quotes Knight Commission CEO Amy Perko, noting her position that:

“the NCAA’s insistence of trying to govern major college football while it has no jurisdiction over its postseason and no say in how the billions in revenue it generates are spent is the root of most of the association’s problems. ‘Big revenue football operates in many ways independently from the NCAA, and the NCAA serves as its legal shield,’ Perko said.”

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