The View From The Middle: Pay Players? How About Educating Them First?

Posted: May 2, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

Asked if college athletes should be paid for their efforts, many people instinctively say, "of course." They think these athletes are being exploited, and who is in favor of that? But when you scratch below the surface of this issue, you might come up with a very different answer. Before we go deep, however, let's dispense with some distracting side issues.

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