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COLLEGE ATHLETES: Focus as much on education as sports

Re: “Overton rejoins team” (TNT, 3-16)/

So, Washington Husky basketball player Venoy Overton knows that the damage to his reputation may linger, and he doesn’t want to be known, especially in his hometown, for providing alcohol to a minor or anything even more serious than this (he wasn’t charged with a more serious infraction).

While not diminishing the significance of what he has been charged with, he should also be concerned with the impact on his reputation when you consider that he is supposedly college-educated, yet cannot even speak using proper English (assuming he was quoted correctly).

I cringe

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