Knight Commission's losing battle
Commission has faced difficult task as athletic income has skyrocketed
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- More than two decades ago, the Knight Commission took on the college athletic establishment with a gleam in its eye and reform in its heart. The Commission dared to envision a model in which the academic side of campus tamed the athletic beast within. Costs would be controlled. Athletes would be students.
And God bless 'em, the members of the Commission (Motto: Tilting at Windmills since 1989) are still dreaming the impossible dream. The Commission convened Tuesday ...
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