The NCAA's Refusal to Pay Student Athletes, Total Hypocrisy

Posted by Gary Goldberg on Tue, Sep 24, 2013 @ 05:16 PM

With Johnny Football's recent suspension for allegedly getting a small payment for signing autographs and last week's admission by NFL player Arian Foster of receiving payments while playing in college, the controversy and hypocrisy of paying student athletes is a very hot topic. At the center of the discussion is the notion that students are scholar athletes and the idea of incentivizing them with money for their dedication or performance will some how violate the long standing tradition that it is simply their duty and privilege to play.

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