Should College Athletes Be Paid?

Imagine being a fan or student of a college that could not afford to pay the expenses caused by athletics because of a new rule that colleges had to pay some of their athletes an extra bonus and therefore have to drop sports such as maybe football and basketball. This will be a reality for many students and fans if it is decided that college athletes, specifically football and basketball athletes, be paid. In my speech class in high school I did a paper explaining pros and cons of college athletes being paid and while doing so I learned a lot about the damages it would do to many colleges.
This possible rule change would cripple the players, the colleges, and all of college sports and that not putting this rule into effect would be the best solution.

Continue reading