The Current Ncaa Rule System For Ncaa Athletes Essay

842 Words Apr 7th, 2016 4 Pages
One of the largest on going issues dealing with the injustice that is the current NCAA rule system is the limited spreading of wealth/profit within the institutions. This can be seen in the tremendous profits schools make yearly due to their athletic programs. Where the problem/injustice comes into play here is in how the colleges/institutions are able to get away with not spreading their wealth/profits to those have earned compensation. I believe this is a direct result to the rule system in place by the NCAA enabling it’s colleges/institutions to be highly hypocritical. Specifically, I see this as yet another flaw of the NCAA amateurism system. However, instead of arguing the common debate (whether or not NCAA athletes should be placed under the amateurism system), I am raising the question that if there is going to be an amateurism system for NCAA athletes, should by the same thinking all involved in NCAA sports, namely the coaches, be lumped in under the same category of amateurism? My opinion is that if there is going to be an amateurism system for NCAA athletes, it is hypocritical for the system to not concern NCAA employees, such as head coaches. Furthermore, I can stomach the idea of an amateurism system, but not if it only effects what I see as a select vulnerable few — (the athletes).
For example, many college athletic programs are highly profitable. There is a growing narrative amongst sports fans that division I college programs do not profit/bring in…

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