ATLANTA, GA – APRIL 05: A detail of giant NCAA logo is seen outside of the stadium on the practice day prior to the NCAA Men’s Final Four at the Georgia Dome on April 5, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Is amateurism dead yet? It’s complicated…

Nov 26, 2021; Seattle, Washington, USA; Washington State Cougars defensive end Ron Stone Jr. (10) holds the Apple Cup trophy following a 40-13 victory against the Washington Huskies at Alaska Airlines Field at Husky Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Nothing showcases the hypocrisy of amateurism like conference realignment