Shane Battier had the best point of the entire day when he addressed the student-athlete salary issue: “Money wouldn’t be a life changer in college–change lives within college scholarships. If we want to be about education let’s make it about education; offer any student who graduates [and doesn’t forego their college eligibility early to enter any drafts] a full ride to any graduate degree.”Read more "MIT Sloan Sports Panel Review: Life of the College Student-Athlete"
Mark Cuban quote highlights:
Silver: Are you prepared to announce your candidacy for the presidency?
Cuban: I’ll have to get back to you on that.
Cuban: If I ever did announce a candidacy, it would be on 4/20 at 4:20.
Cuban: We have the least literate President and Vice President we could possibly find.
Cuban: [Donald Trump] hasn’t read a book in 30 years…he has no contextual awareness whatsoever.Read more "Recapping the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference: Day 2"
Mav Carter: “We just want to build something great. We ask [companies] if they want to be our partners and just go from there.”Read more "Recapping The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference: Day 1"