The saddest thing about this WSJ article about a change in the rules for feeding student-athletes is the use of the word “may” in the header. As in it’s not a slam dunk for the NCAA to reconsider the possibility that its current regime prevents kids from eating sufficiently throughout the month.
Why isn’t change a given? Well…
Why can’t schools give athletes three squares a day? Poorer athletic departments worry that doing so would burden them financially or lead to elaborate meals such as “pheasant under glass,” said Dave Ellis, a registered dietitian who worked for years with teams at Wisconsin and Nebraska.
True ‘dat. Pheasant under glass is only for school presidents.