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College 'CEOs' pushing NCAA change

Athletic directors want a larger stake in changes being made to NCAA governance

Originally Published: June 6, 2014
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com

Athletic directors recently have found themselves stuck in the middle of a smoldering debate: defending a besieged collegiate model while acknowledging that athletes deserve more, including a stronger voice in decisions impacting their welfare.

It's an awkward position for the ADs, many of whom once were college athletes but have spent most or all of their professional careers as administrators. It's also a surprisingly empathetic position. See, the men and women leading athletic departments ...

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