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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 22nd, 2022 | 55:12

139: Warnock vs. Walker and Lead1 vs. Lead1

The Democrats have secured at least symbolic control of the Senate with a possibility of actual control if Raphael Warnock defeats Herschel Walker in the Georgia special election next month. This episode discusses the importance of that race in the college sports legislative environment. I also discuss a revealing interview that Lead1 President Tom McMillan gave last week to ESPN/SEC pundit Paul Finebaum. Lead1 is ramping up its public rhetoric on diversity, inclusion, and equity while doubling down on its members’ commitment to compensation limits for athletes and a 1950s business model.