Originally Posted by dougdirt
I give a hot damn. Ed O'Bannon, Oscar Robertson and a whole bunch of other players give a hot damn. The NCAA gives a hot damn.
Just because that is how it is doesn't mean that is how it should be. Lots of things were "just how the world works" until someone changed it.
OK? I'm not feeling that they have the most altruistic of intentions.
How many jobs do you know that compensate employees exactly how much they're worth to the company?
College athletes are getting serious benefits and real compensation for what they offer to schools. I'm not going to shed any tears over whether or not they're paid like pros.