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Rooney’s College Baseball Strategic Plan: Part I


In a recent interview, NCAA President Mark Emmert reflected that it may be time for individual collegiate sports to govern themselves in a way that best suits their specific needs. Meaning that the NCAA’s long-standing model of “one size fits all” has grown obsolete. Can I get an amen?!

If Emmert is serious about this concept, and I hope that he is, then here is the next question: is college baseball even ready for this kind of autonomy?

Part of the answer is a resounding yes. We need more scholarships. Period. And a full exploration of becoming a head count[…]