College Athletes

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  • College Athletes

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    entirely over the past decades. Sheed comments that it’s a good thing because it teaches discipline and how college athletes do not get paid for their hard work. What Sheed fails to do is inform readers about sport scholarships, the importance placed on those students, and the privilege to play for a college. To a certain extent sports are important; on the other hand, the privileges these athletes are given are overlooked. The great thing about sports is the physical activity involved. It keeps kids

  • college athletes

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    Pay To Play: Should College Athletes Be Paid? Does it make sense for an academic institution to run a multimillion dollar entertainment business, which is what college football and college basketball have become? Does it make sense for these institutions to pay the student-athletes who participate in these football and basketball programs? The reality is that college sports programs, namely the "big name" programs such as football and basketball programs at marquee schools, are businesses

  • College Athletes

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    College athletes drive college popularity and nationalism. Every year hundreds of scholarships are given out to male and female athletes of all sports. These scholarships pay for tuition, room and board, and meal plans. College athletes have most, if not all of their college paid for. Never have college athletes been given a paycheck for their participation in a colligate sport. Over the last few years, some people feel the need for college athletes to be paid with the money they make from advertisements

  • College Athletes

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    College athletes do a lot for their universities, but they do not seem to get much in return. They make millions for the NCAA and the university itself, but they do not get to keep any of the money they make. The best thing a student athlete can get is a full scholarship, which is great, but might not be enough. For many athletes, the ideal situation is to make it big and go professional after college, but that does not happen very often. Even the lucky few who make it, may end up getting screwed

  • college athletes

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    College athletes are manipulated every day. Student athletes are working day in and day out to meet academic standards and to keep their level of play competitive. These athletes need to be rewarded and credited for their achievements. Not only are these athletes not being rewarded but they are also living with no money. Because the athletes are living off of no money they are very vulnerable to taking money from boosters and others that are willing to help them out. The problem with this is that

  • College Athletes: Should College Athletes Be Paid?

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    In today’s world, college athletes may not play a sport for “the love of the game” instead; they may play with the hopes of making it as a professional athlete. While “the love of the game” feeling may have gotten an athlete to a Division I school to play and the chance to display their talent; at the Division I level, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) see sports strictly as a business. Over the past few months, college athletes have started to come forward claiming that they feel

  • The NCAA and College Athletes: Should College Athletes Be Paid?

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    College athletes juggle busy academic and practice schedules all throughout their stressful weeks, so why shouldn't they be compensated for their time dedicated to sports? NCAA rules strictly prohibits players from being paid for all the hard work they do to protect “amateurism”, but are you really an amateur putting in over 40 hours a week between practice and other activities? Although students earn a college scholarship, that doesn’t cover living expenses, and access to a degree at the end of

  • Paying College Athletes

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    Most of us have watched a college sporting event at one point or another in our life. Few people actually know and are aware of all the hard work, and dedication college athletes put towards their sport. However, they do not receive a compensation for their hard work. These Athletes are sometimes mistreated physically and mentally, yet the debate over whether or not to pay college athletes is a big debate. One reason college athletes should get paid is because they make millions of dollars

  • Paying College Athletes

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    argument about whether or not to pay athletes playing at the college level has become a matter of national debate. Currently, the ruling is that college athletes cannot be paid. This is a stance that should be maintained. Paying athletes to compete at the collegiate level is unfeasible because it would cost colleges too much, influence student’s educational decisions and create an unfair financial atmosphere between athletes and non-athletes. Paying college athletes is a bad idea because of the cost

  • No Stipend for College Athletes

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    No Stipend for the Athletes When people think of college they automatically connect it to football or basketball, because these sports are a major part of any college’s means of funding and advertising. Athletics in college over the years has become increasingly big amongst the social media and people. Today you could turn on the TV and almost always see a college football or basketball game playing. With the increasing interest in these sports and their players, people are starting to question if