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Fix for NCAA violations: Legalize 'em!

Amateurism doesn't work and never has, so let's give up on it once and for all

Originally Published: July 26, 2010
By Patrick Hruby | Special to ESPN.com

The coaches are blaming the agents. The agents are blaming, well, other agents. Writers are slamming the coaches, the players and pretty much the whole freaking system. From Reggie Bush's return-to-sender USC Heisman Trophy replica to Nick Saban's unintentional demonstration that analogizing ain't easy to what seems like an endless stream -- but is probably less than a dozen, tops! -- of NCAA investigations, the college football world is up in arms over athletes receiving improper goodies. And ...

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