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  • College Sports - Slavery and the NCAA

    3437 Words  | 14 Pages

    Abstract:  Collegiate athletes participating in the two revenue sports (football, men's basketball) sacrifice their time, education, and risk physical harm for their respected programs. The players are controlled by a governing body (NCAA) that dictates when they can show up to work, and when they cannot show up for work. They are restricted from making any substantial financial gains outside of their sports arena. These athletes receive no compensation for their efforts, while others prosper from

  • NCAA Drug use

    451 Words  | 2 Pages

    May 13-15, 2005 Vegas weekend. We have booked two suites at the Atrium Suites in Las Vegas for the nights of Friday May 13th and Saturday May 14th. Each Suite has 2 beds and a pull out couch, so we are planning on 5 people to a room. They run $109.00 ($21.80 per person) per night. The hotel is next door to the Hard Rock Cafe and 2 blocks from the strip, but it has a free one way shuttle. Loos tells us that this is a great place to stay and obviously a really good deal. May 4, 2005- Tux deadline

  • Women in Sports - NCAA vs. AIAW

    686 Words  | 3 Pages

    NCAA vs. AIAW Women have faced an uphill battle throughout the history of sports whether it is to be able to compete in sports, to attain equal funding for programs, to have access to facilities, or a number of other obstacles that have been thrown in their ways. Women have had to organize and administer their own sports structure rather than compete within the men's structure that existed. The sheer strength and determination of many women sports heroes is what propels women's sport to keep

  • Struggles for Equality under the AIAW/NCAA Merger

    860 Words  | 4 Pages

    Struggles for Equality under the AIAW/NCAA Merger In any movement by a marginalized social group to gain equal rights and recognition, there are always several factions with differing opinions of the best way to achieve the common goal. There are those who choose to work within the rules of the system as is it is already structured by the dominant social group, and there are those who choose to create their own branch, rewriting the rules to represent their own philosophies. Historically, women's

  • NCAA Football Playoff System

    2447 Words  | 10 Pages

    NCAA Football Playoff System Thesis: The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) formula has been used to determine the top twenty-five teams in NCAA Division I college since 1998. Many think this system is inadequate and should be changed. The alternative is a playoff system that would give more of the top teams a chance to be named the NCAA football National Champion. I.     BCS formula A.     Computers 1.     Where they’re from 2.     How they work B.     Polls 1.     Where they’re from

  • NCAA Atheltics: Young Money

    956 Words  | 4 Pages

    pay or not to pay, that is the question. This question, one of disparity, confronts the NCAA all the time today. Football and basketball players generate billions of dollars in revenue for their schools but do not receive any. College athletes cannot be paid because of the “no pay” rules and the “Principle of Amateurism.” The NCAA will not have to deal with as many rule violations and scandals. Plus, the NCAA could still label an amateurism principle without actually crossing the line with professionalism

  • The NCAA and College Athlete

    983 Words  | 4 Pages

    “people” are college athletes. The NCAA, the governing body for major college sports, is the industry doing this to college athletes(Edelman). This is an issue of exploitation and control by large institutions over primarily poor people, the NCAA is guiding them in directions to make money for everybody while doing everything possible to keep the players out of the money. College Athletes deserve profit because they bring in large revenue into their program, the NCAA, and they invest tons of time into

  • NCAA March Madness Tournament

    1145 Words  | 5 Pages

    One of the top sporting events in the world is considered to be the NCAA March Madness tournament. This tournament is ranked third just behind the super bowl and FIFA World Cup. It’s unbelievable to think that one of the top sporting events in the world is in college athletics. You have other professional sports like basketball, baseball, hockey and NASCAR, but there championships still don’t compare to the NCAA championship. March madness is so popular that global firms Challenger, Gray & Christmas

  • NCAA

    521 Words  | 3 Pages

    There is a growing debate as to whether or not student-athletes should be paid. NCAA was much simpler back when President Theodore Roosevelt helped to create it in 1906. Then, it was an institute for regulating certain rules and supporting the sports that everyone loved. Yet now in the 21st century, the NCAA is a billion dollar company that keeps growing. The increasing possibility of the unionization has brought more and more attention to whether student-athletes should be paid. The opinion varies

  • NCAA Athletes Need Salaries

    1490 Words  | 6 Pages

    NCAA Athletes Need Salaries The chants grow louder, "Dayne, Dayne, Dayne", its 4'Th and goal, the Badgers trail Michigan by 5 with six seconds left. The winner takes home the title as the 1999 National champions. The ball is snapped, Bollinger drops back, fakes the pass, and pitches it to Dayne. He dodges a tackle, bounces off 2 blue jerseys, and stumbles in the end-zone for the game winning TD. Dayne's hard work and perseverance "paid off" and led Wisconsin to a victory. But who really capitalizes