Turns out when you get into the weeds of what’s at stake for schools, financially speaking, if O’Bannon goes south, the results are far from apocalyptic.
Which again raises the question of what in the hell these guys were thinking in the first place. This deal, especially before the TV revenues were brought into the complaint, could have been settled for a few pennies on the dollar. Plus, working things out amicably would have made for good public relations.
Instead, where they are today is what you get when greed and arrogance trump common sense. Given the decision makers, I can’t say that’s surprising.