Well, brackets are set for the men’s and women’s NCAA Tournaments, meaning March Madness is officially here, and, with it, the billions of dollars in bets on the games.
We recently reported on sports betting companies partnering with universities to promote their brands on campus, and the threats it poses for students, many of whom are under the legal betting age. But it turns out problems are even more acute for student athletes.
Paul Solman is back now with our latest report.
And this story is a partnership with the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism and the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, both at the University of Maryland’s Merrill College of Journalism.