College Athletes Cons

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Should college athletes be paid? I selected this article because I honestly thought they did get paid and I wanted to read more on the topic.In this essay we will discuss the pros and cons of college athletes getting paid.I am on the pro side of this debate. Here is why.
Here are the pros of paying college athletes; from the text; “Big time college football and basketball programs generate billions of dollars a year in TV and marketing contracts, ticket sales, and merchandising.” So, the athletes should be paid because the programs fabricate brobdingnagian amounts of money and they do not even pay the people who are actually the crux of the money making process.From the text; “There’s an issue of fairness,” and “The question that’s being raised here is . . . whatever the amature label is simply a cover for exploitation”. Both of those quotes are from someone named Risa Lieberwitz, a professor of labor and employment. These are pros because it shows how the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) are exploited in fairness. It also shows Brobdingnagian inequitable they are, about how copious money they fabricate and do not pay the main reason they receive money.Those are the Pros
Here are some cons about college athletes garnering pay. From The text; ¨A gentleman never
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In my opinion the college athletes SHOULD be paid.I believe this because the brobdingnagian broadcasting companies rake in billions of dollars yet they do not pay their core money fabricators.I designate it is only fair because the athletes work their butts off and yet they do not get a sole penny.Isn’t that unfair and corrupted? In my opinion that’s a brobdingnagian exploit in the system of making and spending money. “There’s an issue of fairness,” and “The question that’s being raised here is . . . whatever the amature label is simply a cover for exploitation”. Both of those quotes are from someone named Risa Lieberwitz, a professor of labor and
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