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Right Way to Compensate College Athletes

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In the aftermath of the Reggie Bush scandal and the subsequent potential of stripping him of his Heisman Award, much debate has centered on whether college athletes should be paid for their services to perhaps avoid such fiascos.

Several ex-NFL players turned football analysts, such as Marcellus Wiley and Desmond Howard of ESPN, come down strongly on the side of the players…mocking the NCAA rulebook, suggesting it’s a no-brainer to pay these athletes, and that if such payments were made legal then we wouldn’t see some of the issues that have arisen in recent years.

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