debate #3.docx - 1 Are college athletes in commercialized sports being exploited YES 1 Dohrman Evans(2013 Reported that paid staff wrote papers and did

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1.Are college athletes in commercialized sports being exploited? 1. Dohrman & Evans (2013): Reported that paid staff wrote papers and did other assignments for athletes. Study: Sports Illustrated did an 8-month investigation og alleged improprieties in the football program at Oklahoma State University between 1999 and 2011, they fund convincing evidence that football players “routinely had their coursework completed by tutors” working for the athletic department or by other university staff members. 2. Not Just a Game: Richest athlete like Muhammad Ali- Michael Jordan Study: Film that sports and politics don’t mix. 3. Petr et al (2011): Athletes spend close to 40 hours per week doing their sports; football players reported spending 45 hours a week on their sport and most athletes said they spent more time on their sport than on academic work. Study: Survey of 21,000 NCAA athletes. 4. Ripley (2013): One public high school in the Pacific Northwest…. was spending $328 a student for math instruction and more than four times that much for cheerleading-$1,348 a cheerleader to support the athletes. Study: High schools in the U.S. routinely spend more tax dollars per athlete than per high school math student. 5. Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan, LLP (2012): FSS provides value-added legal services to tier- one corporations, law firms and individuals in domestic and international matters. FSS has an unmatched ability to provide key strategic counsel to obtain optimum results for its clients in myriad situations, including those requiring resolutions of complex litigation-related issues, creative and practical crisis management solutions, or judicious and effective interaction with the most senior foreign and domestic government officials. Study: Law firm 6. Berkowitz & Upton (2013): There are about 1900 intercollegiate sport programs in the U.S. less than 20 of them consistently make more money than they spend. Study: Among the 94 universities in the NO football subdivision, average losses were $9.8 million 7. Division 1 football and men’s basketball are the major cash-generating sports in college athletics. America’s 25 highest-paid football coaches at public universities earned an average annual salary of $3.85 million in 2014. Study: - athletes/OnIF5KDFbt6oYACJlBBsSP/story.html 8. Sage & Eitzen (2015): People who go to school to play a spot are not all going for free Study: Studied myths within sports.
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9. Branch (2011): TV between universities. Fans benefiting from their performance. 10. Class notes: Students receive a better GPA while in sports. 11. Sonny Vaccaro told a closed hearing at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C., in 2001. “We want to put our materials on the bodies of your athletes, and the best way to do that is buy your school. Or buy your coach.” Study: - sports/308643/ 12. The Knight Foundation, a nonprofit that takes an interest in college athletics as part of its concern with civic life, had tasked them with saving college sports from runaway
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