The Washington Times - December 29, 2008, 08:55AM

College athletes score lower on the SAT and fare worse in classes than their nonathletic peers — and many universities appear to be OK with that, the Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting.

Let’s not forget that higher education is a business, and the aim of that business is to produce lucrative sports teams.


And if the athletes learn something on the side, consider that a bonus. (Or an unintended consequence.)