The Ncaa Brothel

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The NCAA Brothel
The NCAA Brothel

For many years, the NCAA college athlete organization has been a huge success with fans all over America. Millions of people attend big tournaments and exhibition games on the regular basis. Sports are no longer fun and games; it’s a business. Universities make an ample amount of money due to the praise college sports receive. Yes, some players on the team do go to school with a free scholarship, but is that it? People would be truly grateful to obtain a scholarship for an expensive university, but the situation that college athletes are in has to be examined closely. You can even compare the college athletes to your local prostitute. They are using their bodies for the income growth of huge universities, which will be the pimp. The school receives money from ticket sales, television contracts, sport-related merchandise, and many other sport-related revenue builders. The income that the universities obtain compared to what the athletes earn is nothing, a ratio of 1:0. Student athletes should be paid because they risk their health, it’s not fair financially, and it leads to students doing illegal acts. During the act of playing a competitive and physical sport, there are health risks that each player takes. Basketball players become injured all the time during playing their sport. Whether it’s an ACL tear, meniscus tear, broken ankle, there are all critical injuries that may jeopardize one’s career or pockets. The National Collegiate Athletic Association is very straight forward in terms of injury policies for athletes. According to Ramogi Huma, the head of the NCAA, “If you don’t lose a limb, or motion in one of your limbs, you wouldn’t be considered catastrophically injured.” This indicates that the NCAA has something to lose if they are this…...

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