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Bishop Sycamore shows the excess of the high school sports industry – The Washington Post

Maybe it was the taxpayers and private funders who buy school and town pride by investing hundreds of millions of dollars into the construction of stadiums as former New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson did the $137 million Canton stadium in his name. That’s the stadium where Bishop Sycamore lost, 58-0, to IMG Academy. IMG, by the way, is a Bradenton, Fla., boarding school that exists to turn teenage athletes into pros.