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  • Student Athletes Need
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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 tha...
  • Student Athletes The Ncaa For Years
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    Pay for Student Athletes The NCAA for years now has had many strict rules and regulations on student athletes. One of the most controversial of these rules is the issue of whether student athletes should be paid or receive any form of monetary compensation. The NCAA rules committee has stood strong on its stand that athletes who receive scholarships should go to school and should not need any more money to support themselves. But students and some coaches think their rules are to harsh and the N...
  • Student Athletes
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    I. Pro II. Con. My opinion IV. Pro According to N.C.A.A. rules, college athletes are not to receive any windfall from any merchandise sold- even if they are tho only reason people buy it. In other words, even if the merchandise is purchased solely because of an athlete's popularity, that athlete receives no money. For example, how many University of Michigan basketball fans would have bought jerseys with number four on the back if Chris Webber did not wear it first The student athletes are not p...
  • Issue Of Paying College Athletes The Issue
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    The Issue of Paying College Athletes The issue of paying college athletes has been debated extensively over the past several years due to various factors. The time involved in participation in athletic practice and competition does not allow athletes ample time to hold side jobs. Also, some proponents of payment for college athletes believe that they should be rewarded for their efforts, which, in many cases, generate income for the school. There are several arguments for and against the idea of...
  • University And Its Other Athletic Programs
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    Piece of the Pie Money is an important issue for almost all college students. Very few are lucky enough not to have the financial burdens of tuition, housing, and food interfere with their academic initiatives. Some students have parents that are wealthy enough to cover all of the costs of college. Other students are given financial aid from the university that they attend. If necessary, students can get jobs to help differ the costs. There are no restrictions put on most students as to where th...
  • College Athletes
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    Where is the Athletes Cut? College athletics are a billion dollar industry and has been for a long time. Due to the increasing ratings of college athletics, this figure will continue to rise. It's simple: bigger, faster, stronger athletes will generate more money. College Universities generate so much revenue during the year that it is only fair to the players that they get a cut. College athletes should get paid based on the university's revenue, apparel sales, and lack of spending money. I bel...
  • Money Like Other Famous Professional Athletes
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    80.3 million, 80 million, 42 million, and 35 million all have something in common (The Best-Paid Athletes). Could it be the population of the 4 most populated countries in the world? No, it's the amount of money that the top four athletes will make each year. Tiger Woods, Michael Schumacher, Peyton Manning, and Michael Jordan in that order will make the following dominations as a paycheck each year (The Best-Paid Athletes). Many Americans make less than 1.7 million dollars in a life time [40 yea...
  • College Athletics
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    Foul Play Dear Members of the Board of the National Collegiate Association of America: Since the beginning of collegiate athletics, there have been student-athletes whose actions are considered disproportionately deviant. College athletes have defied the rules and regulations set forth by the National Collegiate Association of America by such acts as accepting stipends, committing date rape, abusing drugs, and even committing homicide. For some reason, college athletes believe they are above the...
  • Big Time College Athletics
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    Should college athletes get paid more money? There has been a constant debate the past few years on whether college athletes, particularly football players, should get paid. In 1988, the Nebraska legislature passed a bill that would allow the University of Nebraska football players to receive better cash incentives. The bill was later vetoed by Governor Kay Orr, who was governor of Nebraska at the time (O'Toole eta l. 2)... The dispute comes from coaches, parents of the players, and the players ...
  • Colleges Student Athletes
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    Does the attempt to have high quality athletes on campus undermine educational standards? Sports that are provided by the college, are what attract a large number of students to the school. The standards that the school sets for these students are a reflection of how the school views academics, and the importance that academics are to the school. The attempt to have high quality athletes on campus is secondary in regards to academics. Any and all colleges have a minimum G.P.A. requirement that a...
  • Athletes Compensation For Their Hard Work
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    Athletes are dominated, managed, and controlled. They do not receive a wage compensation for their contribution to economic returns. Athletes are sometimes mistreated physically and mentally; and denied rights and freedoms of other citizens. The debate over whether or not to pay collegiate athletes, specifically Division 1, has increased greatly. Many people believe college athletic associations; such as the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Associations) treat college athletes unfairly. Colleg...
  • Benefits From College Athletics Except The Athletes
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    College athletics have always been one of American's favorite pastimes. We as Americans love the thrill of hard competition. College athletics have always been at the heart of this competitive rush. They have always been something more pure than professional athletics, more than just the money. In recent years, college athletics have changed for the worse. Players have drifted away from what it used to mean to play college sports. They have fallen into illegal activities and have left fans disap...
  • Specific Mission Of The Ncaa Enforcement Committee
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    NCAA infraction committee and the payment of sports athletes This paper is about the issue of paying college athletes and how the NCAA has formed a committee on infractions to deal with violations of coaches, agents, and unethical actions of administrators in the intercollegiate sports world. The following are some cases that the NCAA has been taking to reject the idea of paying college sports athletes and reviewing major infractions. In this report I have outlined the NCAA's purpose, resolution...
  • Ncaa College Athletes
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    In today's world of big-time college athletics there are huge amounts of revenue being brought into the universities by athletes. However, some of the athletes that make the money for their schools can t even afford to buy the team sweatshirt that they are making popular. Thus, it is difficult for the athletes to resist the temptation of accepting compensation for their performances. Not surprisingly, the media is filled with stories of the NCAA scandals and allegations surrounding star athletes...
  • Gambling Debt Of 30000 Making College Bets
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    When you are watching your favorite college team play in a championship game and the team is winning, then all of sudden the other opponent comes back to win by some kind of miracle. Do you ever wander if that game was fixed? We " ll if your answer is yes, then your probably right. This is a major problem for the NCAA, to sports clean on the collegiate level. A problem that used to go unnoticed, but now it is major concern for universities and the NCAA program. Gambling by college student athlet...
  • College Athletes And Their Drinking Habits
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    College athletes and their drinking habits is a big deal to a lot of different people. These athletes are looked up to by so many, that most people think them drinking during their sports season is wrong. People have many questions about this issue. Are athletes coaches aware of their players drinking and how often they " re doing it? Do athletes drink more often than non-athletes? Did these athletes drink in high school or did they just start in college to fit in? Has the rate of athletes drink...
  • Athletes On The College Level
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    At some colleges, college athletics are a key source of income, and they attract students to their institutions. Universities depend on their athletes to produce and maintain the popularity of their school's name. College athletes are suppose to be the best of the best on that level, so why do college athletes not get paid? The National Collegiate Athletic Association, NCAA, says that it is trying to protect the athletes from "exploitation by professional and commercial enterprises" (Brawn). Man...
  • College Athletes
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    College Athletes work a lot harder than the athletes in the NBA league. College players dedicate hours of time practicing in hopes of making it to the NBA League. When college players stay in college 75 percent are likely to graduate. (Mackowski, Kenny. 2001). Since the athletes are not getting paid they will either make that jump to the pros. College athletes should get paid for playing sports. T. J Ford is a 5-10 point guard soph more who plays for the Texas (Longhorns) University. Carmelo Ant...
  • Young Talented College Athletes
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    As college athletics grows and continues to bring large financial gain to universities and corporate sponsors, the debate over paying college athletes persists. Some people think that a fully paid scholarship for these students is fairly enough for talented individuals while others claim that 'big bucks' might tempt them to leave the college early for participating in the pros. Despite the variety of opinions the reasonable decision should be implemented in near future in order to help college a...
  • College Sports The Student Athlete
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    Being Athletes Stereotypes to Athletes Being an athlete is not as easy as it looks. If you think remembering how to calculate the dimensions of a matrix is difficult, try to breaking down and analyzing your opponents' ninety plus offensive plays a game and still remember the matrix as well as your other nine to thirteen credits. Even though an athlete is required to do just that, there are many stereotypes that people put on them.? For example some views are, stupid, careless, cocky, inconsidera...

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