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Weatherhead School’s Jonathan Ernest discusses lack of rainy day funds in college sports

Will Ohio State be forced to cut sports if football cannot play in 2020 due to COVID-19?

cleveland.comJonathan Ernest, assistant professor at the Weatherhead School of Management, commented that university and college athletic departments generally do not build substantial rainy day funds—which makes COVID-19-related cancellations of prominent events especially impactful on institutions relying on regular streams of revenue.