Money and Student Athletes Essay by The Research Group

Money and Student Athletes
An essay that discusses the relationship between money and college athletics.
# 72903 | 900 words | 3 sources | APA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Education (Higher) , Education (Physical) , Sport (General)

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This essay examines the exploitative nature of the relationship between money and college athletics. The paper presents proposals for changing the current the environment that allows for the exploitation of student athletes in return for enormous payouts to colleges and universities with major sports programs.

From the Paper:

"The commercialization of NCAA Division I college sports, especially the big-paying sports of football and basketball, dramatically increased over the past two decades. The biggest reason for this is the enormous sums paid to Division I schools to gain broadcast rights to football and basketball games. As Singletary argues, the money swirling around in big-time college sports is nearly overwhelming. The successful relationships crafted with broadcast and cable television networks for game rights have yielded contracts worth billions. Schools like Michigan and Penn State have built enormous..."

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