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Resource ID: #14716
Subject: Sports
Source: Star (Kansas City, Mo.)
Date: October 5-11, 1997



The NCAA was never supposed to rival its professional counterparts. It's an educational, nonprofit organization. It pays no state or federal taxes on its billions in TV contracts, millions in sponsorships, millions in licenses and Final Four tickets. Its members are not sports teams at all, but 933 institutions of higher learning. The story details finances and other questionable practices by the organization.

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