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Subject: Re: Northwestern- An Alternative Model to the Ivy League


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Son of Eli
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Date Posted: 14:04:59 12/30/17 Sat
In reply to: Jerrylh 's message, "Re: Northwestern- An Alternative Model to the Ivy League" on 13:57:56 12/30/17 Sat

Dartmouth could play their big homes games at Fenway or Foxboro. Same with Brown. Columbia could play their big home games at Yankee Stadium or Giant Stadium. Cornell could easily add seats to get to a 30,000 capacity.

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Jerrylh
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Date Posted: 15:23:41 12/30/17 Sat

Yes those modifications could be made. However, Ivies would still be playing each other attracting relatively small crowds

Bottom line, is that it is my belief that if the Ivies begin awarding athletic scholarships, you will not see the excitement and satisfaction that you expect. All I want is for the Ivy league champion to play in the FCS playoffs.

Blue-I watched this year's Yale Princeton game. While I was not happy with the outcome, it was an exciting hard fought contest. I don't believe that if the players were receiving athletic scholarships that I would have enjoyed it more. The Yale and Princeton athletes play as hard as the players on Alabama, Clemson, etc., just not at the same skill level. If I was only concerned with skill level, I would only watch NFL games.

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