>Marge's comments about athletics are well taken but don't hold your breath. > Athletics are a form of mental illness in this country and things are not >likely to change in our lifetime. > >Even at our heavily academic school, varsity sports are spreading like a >cancer and our students are in worse physical shape than ever. Actually, I'm >glad our budget is being cut this year so some of this nonsense can be >eliminated. > >Kent >
I've wondered recently, perhaps it would be a good idea to take $1 from every ticket sold to a professional sports event and put it towards educational programs.