In a stance some might find radical, Michael Rosenberg writes, ``College football and basketball players need somebody to organize and galvanize them. They need somebody to change a system that powerful people don't want to change. They need another Marvin Miller.''
By Michael Rosenberg, SI.com
Marvin Miller is dead at 95, and the timing is almost poetic. This is the start of baseball's offseason. Even now, Miller's signature might as well be on every one of those multimillion-dollar contracts. This is the world he created as the players' union leader in the 1960s and '70s.
It is tempting to look at the $100-million deals and say Miller's work was done. It is not.
We need another Marvin Miller.
We need one for college athletes.
We need a man with Miller's vision, passion, political acumen and intelligence to change the NCAA's antiquated amateurism rules.Read the rest of the story.
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