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A series of events over the last 18 months—some unforeseeable—have created a perfect storm that will change college sports forever. The NCAA's bait an…
Nov 20th, 2021 | 41:39

76: Five Reasons Why the Power 5 Don’t Leave the NCAA to Form Their Own Association

Since the 1970s, the powerful football interests have sought to protect their financial interests under the NCAA umbrella by threatening to leave the Association unless they got their way. Given the current and unprecedented weakness of the NCAA and the shift in power from the NCAA national office to the Divisions, why don’t the Power 5 leave the NCAA and start a new association? This episode identifies and discusses five reasons why the Power 5 have strong incentives to stay under the NCAA umbrella.