The ncaa men’s college basketball tournament is over: the university of connecticut beat kentucky, 60-54, for the 2014 championship the debate whether college basketball and football players should be paid, however, is just beginning. The issue is not whether college athletes should be paid it is now time to end the price-fixing that restrains compensation for college athletes. Cbs will pay over a-billion-dollars-a-year for broadcasting the ncaa` march madness tournament up untill 2023, and not much of that arrives at the hands of the broadcast’s stars themselves (at least not directly. To increase the efficiency of payments to college players, universities should pay them directly if schools feel that student-athletes shouldn’t be paid while they’re in school, the funds could be held until after college — maybe. College is a provided service by each state college athletes are not professionals and therefore should not be paid the purpose of going to college is to get the training so you can use it later that's what the ncaa provides athletes play at the college level and they further use that experience at the professional level where they will be paid. In the shame of college sports, taylor branch argues that college athletes should be paid agree or disagree with the possible exception of a half dozen schools, the 320 athletic programs in division i do not generate profits each year according to the ncaa's own figures (which generally exclude. Free essay: topic: college athletes should get paid general purpose: to persuade specific purpose: to persuade my audience that college athletes deserve to. African americans make up the majority of college athletes at the top levels in three major sports: men’s and women’s basketball (division i) and the upper fbs level of the ncaa’s division i, according to travis walton’s huffpost article “black americans support paying college athletes.
So, a student-athlete paid a salary would owe $23,800 in federal income tax and $6,700 in state taxes, a total of $30,500 in cities that levy an employee payroll tax, the salaried student’s taxes go up about $2,400 per year. Nba icon kareem abdul-jabbar put pen to paper and made a case for why college athletes should be paid in a 1,300-word essay published in jacobin magazine, abdul-jabbar spoke firsthand about his experiences as a basketball player at ucla and described how he could barely rub two pennies together on most days. Yes: they bring in millions to schools and get a degree that costed the school far less, and the same degree that other student athletes who don't bring in a dime also get. By kevin lennox for logos lite february 14, 2017 it’s a quiet topic for now, but at some point between now and march, the debate of whether or not the ncaa should pay their student athletes will heat up again.
The shame of college sports sports illustrated editorialized in favor of allowing college athletes to be paid by non-university sources without jeopardizing. College athletes don’t get paid because they’re not adults, real ncaa executive actually says. To whom a college degree would mean more than a direct deposit every couple of weeks of course, things are out of whack now coaches' salaries are ridiculous the hours athletes put in eliminate any semblance of college life parents should be able to take plane tickets and hotel rooms to see their kids play, without fear of ncaa blowback.
Pay for play today, sports are no longer fun and games, sports are a business, and college sports are no different division i college sports provide a huge source of universities’ income. College athletics do bring in a lot of money but because of logistics and the fact that not all programs make money, college athletes should not get paid reference: berkowitz, steve, jodi upton, and erik brady.
I'm not saying we should be paying athletes $5,000 or even $10,000 per semester if each athlete got $2,000 paid over the course of the semester, this would give them some spending cash and an opportunity to start managing their money.
Why ncaa athletes shouldn’t be paid and yet i believe that the drive to pay college athletes is a grave mistake—not because it misdiagnoses the disease. The result: college athletes are becoming much more vocal in asking for a bigger slice of the pie for decades, the question of whether college athletes should be paid has simmered, but only occasionally and at low-level intensity. And for the people who argue that if football and basketball players get paid then so should athletes in volleyball, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, etc, just stop it we all know who the real bread-winners are out in major schools. Should student athletes get paid obama aide reggie love, education secretary arne duncan and ncaa president mark emmert discuss the ethics of compensating college athletes.