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It's Time for Universities to Pay Up and Stop Exploiting Their 'Student Athletes'

Etan Thomas | Posted 05.31.2014 | Black Voices
Etan Thomas

When you play Division I sports, you're not treated as a "student-athlete" -- as colleges love to profess to the world -- you're an athlete-student, and you're there for one reason and one reason only. You can keep your grades up enough to remain eligible, but then again, that's only so you can be able to play -- and earn more money for the university.