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College sports at a crossroads

The Critic Who Counts

If impulsive California legislators and the money-hungry National College Players Association have their way, UC Berkeley athletes may soon be going pro. The Sacramento Bee reported Saturday that California State Assembly Bill 475, currently being considered in committee, would require UC Berkeley and UCLA to pay student athletes an annual
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Eating the ‘reality sandwich’

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: UC President Janet Napolitano, Gov. Jerry Brown, the state Legislature and the regents must avoid a tuition hike.

We’ve heard this story before, and we know how it’s going to end. Once again, the president of the University of California system, the UC Board of Regents, the state Legislature and the governor’s office are doing their usual dance over the amount of money the state will pour into
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