Should Student Athletes Be Paid BY: KEVIN D The Issue The topic of paying amateur athletes in collegiate ranks is popular and a controversy topic. On one hand The NCAA is a multi-billion dollar entity, the athletes are being undervalued for their work they do Clear Statement In my beliefs student athletes should not be paid. Student Athletes Should Not Be Paid Reason Explanation They’re living the dream to play at If student athletes are making profits they will lost the love for the game Interviewing Ronny Vandyke he mentioned they should not be paid because they get their rent paid for, visit nice hotels and also going to different an collegiate level Typical college expenses paid for through scholarships by their university Agreement with the University on Signing Day countries. “No one is making kids go to school to make money for the colleges and universities… It is an agreement that is not set up to pay them in ways that is fair in relation to the money the schools make from their participation.” Conclusion From interviewing and reading sources from websites I agree that student athletes should not be paid because they are on a full ride scholarship and is a once in a lifetime opportunity to play at the national stage. Also they agreed to play at their university without having the option to be paid for the services. Work Cited "Privilege, Not Job: College Athletes Shouldn't Be Paid." The Pendulum. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Nov. 2014. <http://www.elonpendulum.com/2014/04/collegeathletes-shouldnt-paid/>. |, Scoop Jackson. "The Myth Of parity." ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures, 12 Sept. 2013. Web. 13 Nov. 2014. <http://espn.go.com/collegesports/story/_/id/9666004/pay-play-answercollege-athletics>. Vandyke, Ronny Telephone interview. 12 August 2014.