Should College Athletes Be Paid Analysis

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Hala Warda Kristin McGregor English 90R 22 October 2015 Summary and Response#3: “College Athletes Should Be Paid” Ann Kaufmann’s article “College Athletes Should Be Paid” explains that because college football and men’s basketball programs are so profitable, the athletes who play them should be paid. One reason they should be paid is because they spend more time practicing than they study. For example, “college football and basketball players often spend upwards of 50 hours a week during the season at their sport” (452). Another reason is NCAA doesn’t allow players to accept any gifts money from anyone. For instance, the article states that “not surprising, college players are sometimes tempted to take money under the table” (452). Finally,

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