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Dr. Phil Says It’s Hypocritical for the NCAA Not to Pay College Athletes

Dr. Phil McGraw is not known for speaking about college sports. But for some reason, he spoke to the matter this week. During an appearance on The …

Pay College Athletes? They're Already Paid Up To $125,000 Per Year

Over the years there have been continuing, sporadic calls for college athletes to be paid in return for what they do to generate money for their colleges. These calls were loud this spring after the injury to Kevin Ware in the Midwest Regional Final of the NCAA Basketball Tournament. A number of …

The 'Illegal Procedure' Of Paying College Athletes

In a stunning piece published in <i>Sports Illustrated</i> in 2010, former sports agent Josh Luchs admitted to paying money and providing other benefits to college athletes, in clear violation of NCAA and NFL Players Association rules. Luchs, who represented more than 60 NFL athletes over the course of his …