The Debate Over Compensation For NCAA Athletes

Apr 8, 2015

College basketball’s March Madness wraps up this week, but there’s another contest underway: the debate over the status of student athletes. Some argue the NCAA should disperse at least a share of its billions among players. Others though, warn that would prematurely turn college athletes into professionals.

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Guests:

  • Peter Foley: professor of intellectual property issues in sports & entertainment law at the University of New Hampshire School of Law
  • Andrew Zimbalist: Robert A.Woods Professor of Economics at Smith College
  • Richard Southall: Co-founder of CARE-FC and Associate Professor & Director of the College Sport Research Institute at the University of South Carolina.