Power keeps college coaches in the dark

Lord John Dalberg-Acton could have been referring to college coaches when he wrote: “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”
The men who steer the big-business football and basketball programs are the giants of college campuses, usually untouchable so long as they win and fill the coffers.
They answer to no one, really, not a university’s president and certainly not an athletic director whose fate depends on bowl bids, Top 25 rankings and NCAA tournament appearances.

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12/30/9