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Uncovering the Cost of College Sports at Ohio’s Public Universities; Athletic Spending Up More Than Tuition

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Nearly every Mom, Dad or student that’s paid college bills knows all about inflation. But those rising education costs pale in comparison to the increasing bill for college sports at most Ohio public universities. Athletic spending at the state’s six Mid-American Conference schools, for example, is up 24 percent in five years, almost double the increase in the cost of tuition, books, room and board at the same schools.