The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. Salary : Most amateur athletes start off competing purely for the love of their sport until they become skilled enough and start competing on a national and international level. Then they can begin to receive government funding and sponsorship money to support them. Professional athletes, depending on the sport, can earn six-figure salaries, even into the millions.
NCAA Should Pay Athletes
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When the Duke University basketball star Zion Williamson injured his knee in a freak accident in a game on Wednesday, it reignited a debate over whether student-athletes competing as amateurs on college campuses should instead become paid professionals. Paying student-athletes might sound like a fairer way to treat students who generate so much money and attention for their colleges not to mention the television networks that broadcast their games. But paying athletes would distort the economics of college sports in a way that would hurt the broader community of student-athletes, universities, fans and alumni. The majority of Division I colleges in the N. In fact, among the roughly athletic departments in the N.
B ESIDES the fun of being a champion this or that, there's a big bank account hanging to it, we are told by a writer who has been looking into the incomes of successful athletes in the various branches of sport. In other words, "there are plenty of men who make a good business out of their playing prowess. Firpo, we are invited to look around at those who have attained eminence in more sedate branches of athletics, and to observe that they are doing fairly well, thank you, in a financial way. Writing in the Kansas City Star, F.
So we should be grateful to the NCAA for providing us with such a spectacle in Sacramento — and for demonstrating, in the process, its increasing irrelevance. The issue on which the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. The NCAA seems to think that such a change would bring the whole edifice of intercollegiate athletics crashing down.