Contact Us

NCAA May Soon Allow Student Athletes to Put Cream Cheese on Their Bagels

NCAA to allow cream cheese
Dalboz17, Flickr

In an effort to clarify just what is acceptable behavior, the NCAA amended its bylaws in 2009 to allow universities to provide student-athletes with “fruits, nuts and bagels at any time.”

However, the governing body didn’t explicitly state that an institution was allowed to provide cream cheese with their bagels, and so violation-fearing universities were forced to deny their student-athletes the tasty spreed.

To remedy this culinary injustice, the NCAA’s proposed bylaws for 2012 include a provision which would “permit a institution to provide bagel spreads (eg, butter, peanut butter, jelly, cream cheese) with bagels and provide it to student-athletes at any time.”

The new bylaw won’t be voted on until a board of director’s meeting next year. So for now, sadly, college athletes will continue to eat their bagels dry.

[Deadspin]

 

Best of 600 ESPN

Recommended For You

Around the Web

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://krod.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on 600 ESPN EL PASO quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on 600 ESPN EL PASO quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive CLUBHOUSE contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.