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I don't have strong opinions about it in any way, but it does beg the question: What are bowl games about?
There's, of course, Division II and III conferences that have a lot of events in North Carolina as well. They'll have plenty of people involved in the debate that were also engaged with the NCAA. But those are going to be individual decisions, not national association's. Nor should they be.
At the end of the day, the board was looking at the core values of college sports in America.
There will be some financial impact for the association, but the board is well aware of that and they recognize the issue was more important than the finances.
We're trying very hard to be situation-specific, to represent the views and values of intercollegiate athletics and higher education aggressively and to make people understand that we think some of these laws are movements in a direction that are not supportive of what we stand for and make it very, very hard, if not impossible, for us to operate in those states or those municipalities.