Advertising and Drinking

To the Editor:

While stopping illegal underage and abusive drinking is a laudable goal -- and one we wholeheartedly support -- banning alcohol advertising during National Collegiate Athletic Association sporting events is a feel-good solution that will do nothing to aid in this fight (Sidelines, The Chronicle, August 5). Brewers advertise on college sports programs because the overwhelming majority of those who watch the programs and attend college sports events are of legal