the BigAmateurism monologues

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…
Apr 20th, 2022 | 45:56

112: Is the Mid-American Conference’s Sports Betting Deal a Trojan Horse for Power 5 Mega-Deals?

According to a recent article in Sportico, the Mid-American Conference (MAC) has asked the NCAA for “clarity” on whether the MAC’s contract with Genius Sports violates the NCAA’s anti-sports betting rules. This episode analyzes the cynical ways the NCAA and major conferences are normalizing betting on college sports and the massive revenue bonanza that will flow from that normalization.