14 episodes

The Intercollegiate podcast critically confronts the issues in college sports that actually matter. Each week, host Daniel Libit interviews experts and knowledgable subjects on the problems, shortcomings and contradictions of America's favorite government-subsidized cartel. Things we care about? Amateurism, corporatism, cronyism, athlete welfare, Title IX, governmental transparency, higher education, politics, criminal justice, and sports journalism. Things we don't care about? Wins and losses.

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The Intercollegiate podcast critically confronts the issues in college sports that actually matter. Each week, host Daniel Libit interviews experts and knowledgable subjects on the problems, shortcomings and contradictions of America's favorite government-subsidized cartel. Things we care about? Amateurism, corporatism, cronyism, athlete welfare, Title IX, governmental transparency, higher education, politics, criminal justice, and sports journalism. Things we don't care about? Wins and losses.

    13: Connecting the Dots

    13: Connecting the Dots

    Daniel Libit talks with ESPN investigative reporter Paula Lavigne about her award-winning journalistic work uncovering college sports scandals with an eye on systemic causes.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    12: A Value Judgment

    12: A Value Judgment

    Daniel Libit speaks with sports and antitrust economist Andy Schwarz, an outspoken critic of the NCAA's athlete pay restrictions, about the extent to which a fair market addresses college sports' other problems.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    11: Baring Baylor

    11: Baring Baylor

    Daniel Libit talks with investigative journalist and former Deadspin senior editor Diana Moskovitz about Ken Starr's higher education legacy, the questions that still haven't been answered in Waco, and how her past employer (RIP) impacted the way college sports is scrutinized.

    • 47 min
    10: Heretics in the Temple (Baton Rouge Edition)

    10: Heretics in the Temple (Baton Rouge Edition)

    Daniel Libit speaks with LSU Professor Bob Mann about his outspoken (and viral) criticism of Louisiana's discrepant financial priorities when it comes to college football and college libraries.
    Plus: Pacific's Assoc. Professor Pete Schroeder discusses his academic work modeling ways to evaluate the "culture" of an athletic department.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    9: Heretics in the Temple (Eugene Edition)

    9: Heretics in the Temple (Eugene Edition)

    Daniel Libit compares notes with University of Oregon economics professor Bill Harbaugh, the proprietor of UOMatters.com and “Open-Records King of Eugene.”

    • 1 hr 17 min
    8: (NCAA) Rules and Ethics

    8: (NCAA) Rules and Ethics

    Daniel Libit talks with former NCAA investigator-turned-reformer Tim Nevius about how he came to oppose the amateurism rules he once worked to enforce. Also: University of Minnesota associate professor Lisa Kihl discusses her research on the moral reasoning of college sports compliance staffers.

    • 1 hr 23 min

Customer Reviews

jrh1010 ,

Love the content

So glad this podcast has dropped. We need as many outlets as possible discussing the need for NCAA reform. Only one criticism: please increase the recording volume on future episodes if possible! Thanks for launching this show!

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Refreshing, Rigorous, Right on time...

So excited for this! Libit is a ray of light.

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