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'To give [the Professional Pathway Program] its due, I think it's a much better alternative than kids going to Australia or going to China or going to Europe and then dealing with all kinds of issues with language and socialization. I think this is a better alternative than those things, but I still think for more than 90 percent of the cases, I still think the college experience will be more appropriate.' … [Read more...] about Class or cash? G League President and former NBA star Shareef Abdur-Rahim is luring top recruits to the pros with six-figure deals – and challenging the NCAA’s grip on basketball’s talent pool
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"As you can see, their problems were significant because they cost a fraction of what the big tent-pole failures cost … Let's talk about The Iron Lady. It cost $14m to make it and brought in $114m. Pure profit! So why? Why? Don't they want the money?" … [Read more...] about Sisters, act: Meryl Streep calls for more films for women