NCAA urged to toughen rules on foreign tennis players
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Vanderbilt's chancellor wants the NCAA to stop the influx of older foreign players who are now dominating college tennis.
Chancellor Gordon Gee blames insufficient oversight, lax penalties and a rule book that is "more like the IRS tax code." Gee said NCAA president Myles Brand has assured him the association will review the rules.
"The purpose of intercollegiate sports in this country is not about professionalism, it's about amateurism," Gee said Thursday.
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