Thursday, August 26, 2004

That fumble cost you an 'A' 

Today's Washington Post reports that student-athletes are getting course credit for their participation in athletics.
A Washington Post survey of physical education courses taught at the 117 schools that field Division I-A football teams found that nearly three dozen universities award academic credit for participation on intercollegiate sports teams. Eleven football teams in the Associated Press preseason top 25 poll have players earning academic credit for practicing, including defending co-national champion Southern California...

If I have to say anything about this, go read a different blog.