Why Student Athletes Should Be Paid

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Student athletes should have a share of money other than just the schools, coaches, and administration (College Athletes 2015). The NCAA has many restrictions from paying student athletes (College Athletes 2015). One of those restrictions are eligibility in college athletes, and age restrictions in professional sports (College Athletes 2015). Under NCAA amauter rules, student athletes who make their school successful are prohibited from sharing financial rewards (College Athletes 2015). Studies show that NCAA restriction on compensation violates federal antitrust law (College Athletes 2015). Players are classified as students and not athletes so that they do not receive the same legal protection as employees (College Athletes 2015). This
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