Here is the opening to my Sunday column, explaining why college hoops are a joke:
College basketball is the most corrupt, lowdown, hypocritical sport I cover.
I prefer professional sports to college hoops. At least the pros are honest about their dishonesty, but the colleges pretend they really are promoting “scholar-athletes.” What a joke.
The topic of college basketball’s corruption is relevant because of the little black booklet NBA teams gave reporters covering the draft — on the cover it said “DRAFT 12 presented by State Farm.” It contained bios of the main draft prospects. As the first three scholar-athletes got drafted, I read up on them in the booklet and noticed each one completed — if he completed — just one year of college. Call them one and done.
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