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Resource ID: #28608
Subject: College Athletics
Source: Merritt Enright, Andrew W. Lehren, Jaime Longoria, Wilson Wong, Julianna Rennie, Erin Williams, Omar Abdel-Baqui
Affiliation: NBC News Investigative Unit
Date: March 8, 2020



College boosters often tout sports as a cash cow. The reality is far different. Universities in the leading sports sector -- the NCAA’s Division 1 programs -- typically operate at a deficit, and rely on student fees to make ends meet. Sometimes those fees are hidden, and sometimes they amount to thousands per student per year.
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