In my eyes the NCAA is no better than Wal Mart by providing the backbone of

In my eyes the ncaa is no better than wal mart by

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athletes dedicate. In my eyes the NCAA is no better than Wal-Mart by providing the backbone of their industries with the bare minimum.” (Farhat 2014). If student athletes were to get paid, it would be an added incentive to do better in school instead of slaving away for “free”. The money would motivate the players to hustle a little more than usual to meet the grade requirement, and beyond, to play. Whether you’re in school or not, you always want to make money so that you can be a bit more independent than you were before. When you have money, you can buy your own food, your own clothes, and any other necessities based upon your budget. If you don’t have money, obviously you cannot do as much things as you would like to. Student athletes currently do not get paid; they have their necessities covered by the universities. On the other hand, what will happen if they get injured and can no longer play? They have no money, so can they cover their expenses? Will they have to quit their education too? These are hypothetical questions that student athletes shouldn’t have to worry about. “The NCAA forces kids to sign contracts restricting them to consider themselves an "amateur," in return for a possible scholarship and any other amenities that the university can offer such as free meals at dining halls and tutoring
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sessions to keep them up in the classroom. An average scholarship can run a university thousands of dollars, meanwhile the university as well as the NCAA will gain tenfold, turning the livelihood of a student and his or her education into an investment. Once the investment goes
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