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OHSAA must address old rules restricting travel expenses for Ohio's top athletes: Tim Warsinskey's Take

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OHSAA must address old rules restricting travel expenses for Ohio's top athletes: Tim Warsinskey's Take

Published: Monday, December 10, 2012, 6:51 PM

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Amateur status of Olympic athletes became a moot point 20 years ago, and college athletes continue to make a compelling case for compensation, too.

Today in Ohio, almost 10 years after LeBron James got his first Hummer and free throwback jerseys while playing for St. Vincent-St. Mary, the amateur status of elite high school athletes is back in the spotlight after a curious ruling by the Ohio High School Athletic Association.

The controversy started up again thanks to that bastion of corruptness and backroom wheeling and dealing. Yes, I'm talking about cross country.

Read the full article at http://www.cleveland.com/timstake/index.ssf/2012/12/ohsaa_must_addr...


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