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NCAA's double standard is exposed

Updated: June 18, 2009, 11:45 AM ET
By Jemele Hill | Page 2

Sixteeen-year-old Bryce Harper, whom Sports Illustrated featured on its June 8 cover with the headline "Baseball's Chosen One," announced earlier this week that he is skipping his final two years of high school and enrolling at the College of Southern Nevada, in order to be eligible for the 2010 MLB draft.

I'm not always in favor of players' leaving school early -- particularly a 16-year-old choosing to leave high school two years early. But in this case I'm swallowing my reservations ...

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