College Athletes Should Get Paid


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English 123
9 April 2011
College Athletes Should Get Paid
As premier individuals in collegiate sports organizations which are multimillion dollar enterprises, college athletes have earned the right to be paid to perform. “The revenue athletes generate for their schools comes from many sources, including television and radio broadcasting contracts, ticket sales, concessions, souvenirs, advertising, alumni and booster clubs, contributions, revenue associate with post-season championships games, and possibly increased enrollments” (Grant, Leadley, and Zygmont 146). Athletes in many high profile sports such as basketball, football, baseball, track and field, and golf perform at some...
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.....e fields of play, yet that is practically the only “green” many of them will ever see from these efforts.
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