On the heels of Temple’s first bowl game win in three decades, the Constitution Daily is checking in on the law to ask and answer once more: should college student athletes be paid?
The short answer is probably not, but there are a whole host of reasons behind it.
Though pretty much everyone but the athletes will earn big bucks for bowl wins this season, the act of paying students opens up the door to several other hard-to-navigate discussions. Like, how would the students be paid, could they unionize and what about medical coverage?
Whether your answer is a firm yes or no, or you’re somewhere in between, the post is worth a read.