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Should Student Athletes Be Paid or Unpaid?

The Sound of Ideas
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 9:00am
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College athletes get a free education. But their universities make huge profits off their labor. Is a scholarship a fair deal? Northwestern University football players are exploring unionizing that could lead to paychecks one day. We talk with two professional athletes along with some experts who will tackle this contentious area of debate in sports right now. Originally aired 4/16/14.


Edwin Baker, Running Back, Cleveland Browns & former student athlete at Michigan State
Reggie Hodges, Former Punter, Cleveland Browns & former student athlete at Ball State
David Hollander, Professor, Sports Management, New York University
Cryshanna Jackson, Associate Professor, Political Science, Youngstown State University
Bill Livingston, Sports Columnist, The Plain Dealer

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