Us supreme court ruling on sports gambling must open the gate to college athletes getting paid. College football analyst lou holtz and dr boyce watkins debate whether the ncaa should provide financial compensation for student athletes. College sport is a billion-dollar enterprise built off athletes who receive no compensation whatever the solution is, the status quo must change. The debate as to whether or not college athletes should be paid has really heated up in recent years it seems to arise every march when the.
Carmelo anthony wants to sit down with the ncaa to help make change for college athletes. Should college athletes be paid salaries or bonuses for the time they learn about the pros and cons of paying student athletes and find out. For all that the ongoing fbi investigation into college basketball's underground economy has and could yet reveal, nothing is more obvious and.
Len elmore's closing arguments on paying college athletes the hoops analyst is disturbed by the idea of ncaa pay for play by ricardo a. It's not the fault of the ncaa that athletes, coaches and agents break the rules paying kids won't fix the problem. College sports is a big-money business, with football and basketball programs generating millions of dollars in revenue every year is it time to rewrite the rules. The ncaa's 'march madness' basketball tournament tips-off thursday, with nearly a thousand unpaid college athletes vying for a. Former ucla basketball star ed o'bannon first filed his antitrust suit in july 2009, arguing that he and other college athletes are owed.
As the loyola ramblers go to the final four, the question of paying college athletes resurfaces. I think college athletes should be paid for many reasons according to usnews com ( ) the. The college sports industry generates $11 billion in annual revenues fifty colleges report annual revenues that exceed $50 million meanwhile. Paying athletes salaries as university employees is impractical, given the complex set of ancillary issues that option raises however, allowing college athletes to.
The debate over paying college athletes has always had too many dead ends to ever really get anywhere how do you do it who pays the. Public opinion has helped the ncaa before, but it could soon mean the death of amateurism as the tide turns in regards to paying players. The report linked current and former college players to nba agent andy miller, who has been accused of paying players under the table.
With recent allegations of financial corruption in the ncaa, should we rewrite the rules of college sports the motion is: pay college athletes. There's an easy solution here, yet the folks making big money off college sports would rather talk about something else. Law professor david grenardo's duke model is a unique proposal to pay student -athletes can it be done.