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Athletes playing to win or just cashing in?

Jesse Gomez

September 24, 2019

Do you play to win? No? Then as far as I’m concerned, why even show up.  In 2002, the now famous quote, “you play to win the game”, was uttered by then New York Jets head coach Herm Edwards—he responded to a questio...

NCAA: California makes first move

Jesse Gomez

September 17, 2019

California has set in motion the first domino in an ongoing debate that will decide if NCAA athletes will be eligible to make money while not holding a professional title.  On Sept. 9, the California State Assembly voted 72–0 for the F...

Compensation: Should College Athletes Be Paid?

Gabriel Agurcia and Ian Firstenberg

December 15, 2017

The debate over whether college athletes deserve to be paid has gained momentum the past few years. It reached one of its most controversial moments in 2015 when Northwestern University’s football team attempted to unionize. The National Labor Relations Boa...

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