… you’ve always got to include estimated annual legal fees whenever someone tells you how profitable big-time university athletics are. Boosters routinely forget to add to their excited financial calculations that, since almost everyone cheats, and since the cheating is often discovered, high-priced attorneys come with the territory. (The other reason attorneys are an inescapable sports budget item: Buyouts of various coaching contracts when teams don’t win games.)
UO students and parent must be pleased to know that their student fees are being used to bail out cheaters.
Presumably they feel it’s a small price to pay for that heady feeling of winning an occasional game.