The Problem

College basketball and football are major industries, with lucrative television contracts and sold-out events across the country.  While many individuals make money through these sports, the student athletes are not among them… it is against the rules to pay them.  Is this fair?  Should student athletes be paid for their services?  You must decide on the best solution to this debate.

“Pay for Play” - Yea or Nay?

Students will review the pros and cons of paying college athletes, and then decide on which direction the NCAA should take regarding this issue.

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