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It’s not just for classes anymore!

Your university’s games are increasingly available live, and online.

Recent studies show that students who watch football and basketball games online do just as well as, or better than, students who watch face-to-face. On every parameter – excitement, inebriation, school pride – results suggest that, as with their education, students lose nothing in quality — and indeed maybe gain in quality — by watching games online.

There’s every reason why, in a trend parallel to the onlining of American university education, we should be seeing an onlining of university sports. Universities will save hundreds of millions of dollars in stadiums, tailgate cleanups, etc. And – most importantly – students who are too shy to paint their faces and cheer in public will finally be able to take part in this campus experience.

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5 Responses to “The benefits of online.”

  1. Matt Says:

    I like it because this way I can watch games in my pajamas, without the hassle of bathing and dressing, from the comfort of my dorm room. It’s such a pain having to walk to the stadium, sit in one of those uncomfortable chairs, and deal with other people. Now I can pay attention when the game’s exciting and do other things (not studying, of course) when it isn’t. And no one’s going to challenge my dedication to the team if I’m caught texting during a play.

  2. Margaret Soltan Says:

    LOL, Matt.

  3. david foster Says:

    Also, you could outsource the games to some country where coaches & players could be acquired more cheaply, and possibly with extremely strong incentives for winning, if you picked the right country.

  4. Townsend Harris Says:

    Reading this parody, I spat out my orange juice. UD is my heroine.

  5. Margaret Soltan Says:

    Townsend: Thank you!

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