Student-Athlete Equation Could Be a Win-Win

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(Editor’s Note:  This article first appeared on the New York Times website on August 9 and in the print edition on August 10 at page B13.  Jonathan Mahler is a noted author and speaker on a range of topics, including sport issues.  The link here will take readers to the complete article on the New York Times website.)

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Is U.S. College Tennis Under Foreign Invasion?

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No other American college sport has more international players than tennis. But with tens of millions of dollars in scholarships going to foreign-born players each year, critics argue that the use of non-American athletes has got to be reined in for the good of home-grown students. Because US tax dollars are involved, it can be aggravating for American parents. Interestingly, private schools do not get tax dollars up front; however, they do in grants written.

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