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    College Athletics is a multi-billion dollar industry that has become a huge cash cow for colleges across America. Colleges use funds from sports revenue to build huge facilities and hold lavish events they otherwise couldn’t afford to hold. The American people love watching and following college sports. The National College Athletics Association (NCAA) is one of the largest companies in America. Everyone benefits, except for the athletes. The athletes work long and hard to train for their sports at the expense of their education. The colleges and universities make millions, but the athletes make nothing, and are stuck without a good education or good prospects for gainful employment. They are the unintended victims of a system that has nothing to do with education anymore, but still doesn’t give them the money they earn.…

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    Most college athletes begin their college career hopeful and determined. They care about their academics and intend to graduate. Overtime, athletes become discouraged from their academics (Adler & Adler 1985). Adler and Adler (1985) traced the stages of athletes throughout the university environment and how their academics become influenced by their athletic involvement. They observed this through a four-year systematic participant-observation study. Their observations showed that freshmen begin…

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    developed a highly interested in the athletic opportunities in colleges. Title IX provided a standard for athletics around the world by education, health, and social aspect. Title IV purposes are to discrimination of sex, racism and provides equal opportunities and funding for athletic participation. Some critics argue that Title IX has a negative impact on sport due to possible causes of the reduction in opportunities for men to participate in collegiate athletics, however, title IX has…

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    perspective. Buysse, J. A., & Wolter, S. (2013). Gender Representation in 2010 NCAA Division I Media Guides: The Battle for Equity was only Temporarily Won. Journal Of Issues In Intercollegiate Athletics, 61-21. 2. Two major themes emerge from myriad studies of media coverage of female athletes at all levels across media over the past thirty-five years of sport research. These include the idea that female athletes are underrepresented in terms of amount of coverage compared to male athletes…

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    more research by showing the correlation between Title IX’s strengths and weaknesses to that of several other case studies and explain how those studies fuse with managerial practices that have been previously established by outside sources. Those sources or examples include but are not limited to the National Collegiate Athletic Association and its parties that encompass it, the National Federation of High School…

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    American womanhood, fans only accepting athletes who meet the “white beauty queen” standard and athletic competition being seen as being a men’s activity. Before looking at why there is a contrast between the growth in the participation of women in athletics and the difference in popularity between women’s and men’s sports, it is useful to look at the contrast itself. The growth in women’s…

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    Student Athlete Benefits

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    Athletics have been a part of colleges for over a century, but are they really worth all the time and money that they are given? It is a common myth that college athletic programs bring in tons of money for their school, but in reality, most athletic programs do not make enough money to support themselves. The main purpose of attending any school is to receive an education and become prepared for the real world. That is something often forgotten by student-athletes and schools themselves.…

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    Also I believe colleges and universities should not have to pay athletes because they are already providing them athletic scholarships and other benefits. An athlete’s scholarship is a form of salary. According to the NCAA, the average value of a full scholarship at an in-state, public school, is $18,000 a year. For an out-of-state public school the value is $25,000. This money goes towards tuition fees, room and board, required textbooks and much more. These universities are giving student…

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    hazing has altered the college culture. Hazing has become a prevalent topic that is a major debate among college and universities. Each year that there isn’t an action taken against it, the amounts of deaths that come from it rise. Hazing is the act of torturing, forcing people against their wills, and humiliating them until they feel unworthy, or until they get very hurt. There have been a multitude of awful incidents that arose in different fraternities, as well as in other clubs and…

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    about and controversial topics within college sports since the past decade is should college NCAA athletes be compensated? While this topic has really heated up in recent years, the term education or exploitation seems to accumulate. College athletes have often been exploited for their talents rather than receiving a profitable education. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a billion dollar organization that is responsible for regulating college athletes and athletic programs…

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