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    Sport is one of the important components in students’ life. This is because sports give many benefits to students. For example, students will be more energetic to accomplish everything and immune system of their body will become stronger. Besides, according to the Ministry of Education Malaysia (2012), the Ministry of Education has given emphasis on the role of sports and co-curricular activities to produce students who are physically, emotionally and intellectually balanced. This is true because

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    Student Athletes My alarm woke me up, screaming incessantly in my ear. It was eight o'clock Saturday morning, and I felt like I had fallen asleep only a few minutes earlier. I rolled out of bed onto the itchy carpet and somehow found my towel and shampoo in the darkness so I could drag myself to the shower. As the steaming water helped wake me up, I began to think about the day I had in front of me. "Here we go," I thought. "I better make it through this one or I'll be in serious trouble

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    Colleges and Universities Must Compensate Student Athletes Today, sports are no longer fun and games, sports are a business, and college sports are no different. College sports provide a huge source of universities’ income. The school takes in money from ticket sales, television contracts, and sport-related merchandise, just to name a few. The athletes, however, receive their scholarship and little more. While the prospect of receiving a free college education is something few would complain

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    “We do have hungry nights that we don’t have enough money to get food…” Shabazz Napier tells The Connecticut Mirror. Shabazz Napier is a student athlete, and he plays basketball for the University of Connecticut. Napier is one of the best college basketball players in the country and is a top-20 draft pick for the National Basketball League. He has just recently led the UCONN Huskies to their second National College Championship title. This man, who is one of the biggest stars in college athletics

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    The Importance Of College Sports

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    From its controversial student-run beginnings to its carefully controlled and monitored big-business attraction, college sports have evolved into an increasingly popular and demanding phenomenon in the United States. Along with the publicity and reputation that is created for the institution, many have found that intercollegiate sports serve several functions for the participants and community as well. While these functions also help balance and maintain the social order of the institution, unequal

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    Title IX. Title IX in many ways is responsible for the growth and success of women’s collegiate athletics. Even though it has contributed to the growth of Women’s athletics has, in turn, had a negative effect on the opportunities male students have to participate in sports. In order to understand how and why Title IX has a negative effect on men’s intercollegiate athletics, it is important to understand what the act is and what it hopes to accomplish. The 1950s in the United States marks the beginning

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    College Sport: Bigger Than One May Think

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    College athletics are the backbones of most colleges in the United States. Sports on the college level hold the biggest influence over potential students and the campus’ overall performance. The purpose of this argument is to explain how influential college sports are to the actual college. This particular topic should be discussed and brought to light because not only does it provide a better understanding of college sports, but it also enlightens readers that programs in college are not all about

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    intercollegiate athletics into higher education so that the educational experience of the student-athlete is paramount." It is clear that the NCAA has lost sight of their mission statement. In the last few years, the NCAA has gone from questionable to despicable. The best interest of the student-athlete is not a priority. With that said, going to a pay-for-play system will mean certain death for college sports as we know it. Remember, this is not a matter of simply paying football players. Because

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    The Consequences of Paying College Athletes

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    payment. Until recently, playing collegiate sports as an amateur was thought to be a noble calling. As time surpassed, college sports became a commercialized industry, generating billions of dollars in revenue. When this became apparent, the implementation of athletic scholarships became more relevant. The athletic scholarship seemed to be a more than fair way to delight athletes with some sort of incentive to ensure their participation in collegiate sports. However, many college athletes have become

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    To pay or not to play? Such is the question facing big-time college sports. At most colleges, athletics are a key source of income, as well as an attraction to the university. Many argue that student-athletes should not be paid because they already receive money through athletic scholarships. On the other side of the argument, people argue that college athletics generate enough money for the university, that the athletes should receive more than just a scholarship. Collegiate athletes deserve

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