Over the past few decades, college athletics have gained immense popularity across the United States. Intercollegiate sports have brought in a surplus of revenue to their respective universities, as well as increasing the popularity of the college’s reputation. As the interest in college sports continues to grow, the question of whether college athletes should be paid also continues to arise. There are many advocated in favor of paying athletes and many against the idea. A proposal for a way college athletes could be compensated for their commitment to the athletic programs at their college and universities, would be through endorsements from companies such as Nike and Under Armour.
People may be awe-inspiring and exquisite at sports, but what will that matter if they 're not academically excelling? Many middle school and high school students who play sports on their school teams, are often behind on their grades and falling back in classes. They may be strong and superior in the athletic area, however, this will not help students excel in their academics and leading to having an inadequate future ahead of them. Since, these students spend most of their time playing sports and practicing for their upcoming games, they tend to fall behind on their academic excellence. However, if students have to maintain satisfactory grades to participate in sports, these acts will lesson and create a better future for many student athletes.
College sports is one of the best-known entertainments around the world. But for the athletes, they are students first then athletes second. For college student-athletes, there are a variety of scholarships and grants to help pay for college or college debt. However, some critics say that student-athletes should be paid a salary like pro athletes would, with help from scholarships or grants. The authors of, College Athletes are being Educated, not Exploited, Val Ackerman and Larry Scott, argue that student-athletes are already paid by free education and other necessities.
College sports are called amateurs, but the schools and the NCAA make millions of dollars a year off the performance of its players. Athletic coaches are allowed to make millions of dollars off the success of their programs. Some coaches make more money than their state representatives all the will their players are only guaranteed a scholarship they can revoked at any time for a various of reason’s. Business across the nation would like to be doing what the NCAA and universities are doing with their student athletes. Nowhere else in America are you going to find that a multi-million-dollar business that gets revenue off its employees that have signed contracts but not pay them.
College trustees at both private and public colleges and universities value the brand name recognition that successful athletic teams generate. College athletics have gained immense popularity among Americans over the past few decades. This has resulted into increased revenues for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). That in turn leads more students to apply, thereby lowering the number they can accept which makes them more selective, allowing them to attract better students and faculty. Much debate exists about whether or not college sports are beneficial or detrimental to universities, particularly with the rising costs for operating programs.
Winning the NCAA games and winning the tournaments have been a major part for plenty of colleges. From colleges like Duke to Florida State, there are hundreds of NCAA basketball teams out there with players that have certain talents and skills in an assortment of areas. But are skills and talents in basketball what really matters to the colleges and to the community of the NCAA? There were numerous moments when it really mattered, but not all moments mattered. Making it into the NCAA college basketball teams is a difficult commission and many high school basketball athletes have tried to accomplish that task.
Studies show that college level professionals can focus more on their sport than their grades not out of enjoyment or wanting to improve themselves, but rather from the belief that they need to do so to fit into some social construct. For this very reason many athletes don’t make it far through their college education and profession. Most either stop the sport and continue on or drop from the college due to failing grades and this causes damage to that person’s life that cannot be amended. This focus from all of the stereotypes made on them also pressure them to excel at their sport and push them too far. They could become stressed or anxious and this could lead to a multitude of other physical and mental problems.
Many people think that it is just an extra burden on them by paying high college feeses. If you are willing to secure a good degree then it is obvious that you have to join a good college with a better reputation but at this point, many people fail to take admission in good colleges due to the hurdle of money. Many people think about going to college as pretty normal and plan for it without much of a second thought. A good College gives you a surety of a better future. The college cost varies according to the courses so one should keep in mind that what course is he willing to do?
Our society today is so focused on a money filled world that that is all these young, adult, college, athletes care about; they can not see past the real privileges they are undertaking by being an athlete. When an athlete receives a full-ride scholarship from a college, the college pays for the students tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies, and
Each player should get the same amount of money not that much but a enough to get by. In conclusion, College basketball players should take the right steps with money. College basketball athletes should be paid because they put their bodies at risk at risk, they also don’t have money, and they skip classes. College basketball players basketball work harder than ever to make it to march madness. They workout a lot to stay fit and to play better.
In conclusion, college athletes should be paid because they bring in a ton of revenue for their schools while risking injury and yet are unable to afford the cost of living. The time that is put into the sport is the equivalent, if not more, than the time that is put into a full time job. Only thirty-three percent of students receive scholarships, most of them partial. Also, only one percent of all college athletes will play professional sports after their college tenure is served. The NCAA and Division One Colleges generate profits that do not trickle down to the athletes.
This is because the athletes that come to the university are now a walking advertisement. If a school sends many multiple people pro in sports every year then they will be more likely to land the big name recruits and therefore the school will make money off of that player helping his team to a championship. These are all reasons why college athletes should be paid. To conclude, college athletes deserve more. Yes they are given scholarships, yes they are given an opportunity to change their situation and their future.
There are some student-athletes who are actually struggling right now with this problem. What should the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) do? Due to their hard work, time and risk of injuries, college athletes should be paid. Even if the NCAA or their own colleges can’t pay them too much, they deserve to be paid even just a little. It would be really helpful for some students to get some extra money.
Over recent years a question that has been of popular discussion is, should college athletes get paid? Throughout the past few decades college sports have become as popular as professional sports in America. As of right now college athletes do not get paid although many people believe that they should. The NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) brings in an average of six billion dollars annually, which is because of the athletes so why should they not get paid? College athletes promote the school they attend by playing, and with all the money they bring to the school there is no reason they should not get some type of compensation.
Division I Athletes Should Be Paid In college there can be a wide of activities to enjoy. Social and academic clubs, fraternities and sororities however, there is one activity very popular in universities that not only gives students a sense of unity and pride as they cheer for their home team but generates millions of dollars in revenue for the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association): college sport teams. With the popularity of college sports and the vast amount of revenue colleges are generating from these sports an argument about whether these college athletes should be given a salary has begun to surface. Tracey M DiLascio, a graduate of Boston University school of Law and a former judicial clerk in the New Jersey Superior Court, states “The NCAA estimated revenue in 2014 was nearly $1 billion, 80 to 90 percent which came from the Men’s division 1 basketball tournament” (3). Division I athletes deserve to earn compensation because the NCAA, a billion-dollar industry, and the universities these athletes are paying for can afford to give these athletes a separate payment that does not include scholarship money they may receive.