Big-money coaches not immune
Fred Hill was rolling south on the Jersey Turnpike between Newark and Philly one day last week. He had the top down on his convertible Ford Thunderbird, Earth Wind & Fire blasting on his stereo.
The Rutgers basketball coach's leisurely summer interlude was made possible by the sagging economy.
In more flush times, Hill likely would have stayed in Philadelphia between the Wednesday and Thursday sessions of the Reebok All-American camp. But with budgets tightening on every ...
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Business Of College Sports
College sports are not immune to the current economic woes. Teams are being cut and athletic departments are struggling to bridge budget gaps.