More Money, More Problems?
Would compensation for sports distract student-athletes from academics? Len Elmore and Joe Nocera debate.
Balancing the Books?
Top coaches rake in huge salaries and are rewarded for successful recruiting. Would paying athletes level the playing field or deflate collegiate sports entirely? Our debaters weigh in.
Compensation and Title IX Compliance
Is paying athletes a realistic proposition given Title IX regulations? Christine Brennan debates Andy Schwarz and Joe Nocera.
The End of Amateurism?
Former All-American athlete Len Elmore makes the case against paying college athletes and argues that money would corrupt the spirit of collegiate games.
The Wild West of College Sports
Should the NCAA be exempt from antitrust laws? Len Elmore argues an exemption would allow the association to better regulate money in college sports. Economist Andy Schwarz is not convinced.
Is Paying Athletes a Social Justice Issue?
For people of color, particularly black athletes, education is resistance, argues Len Elmore. Would paying athletes reduce graduation rates and devalue the role of academics in collegiate sports?
Is the NCAA Exploiting Black Athletes?
Joe Nocera says universities recruit top athletes for one reason: to make money. Is the NCAA exploiting football and men’s basketball players, many of whom are African American, for financial gain?