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This would be a terrible time for the meek to inherit the earth. However, it would be a sobering time to acknowledge that TV revenue to major university football programs has greatly changed views on what intercollegiate athletics are supposed to be. It would be great if our nation were swept by a burning desire to claim the oft-quoted line penned by the late Grantland Rice a full century ago. Dubbed “the dean of American sportswriters,” Rice isn’t mentioned much these days. His words were once viewed as immortal, but generally are disregarded these days. You probably remember the poem.

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