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College Sports Money

Tyler Kingkade

People Are Making A Lot Of Money In College Sports, Just Not The Athletes

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.14.2014 | College

When it comes to college sports, a lot of money is at stake. A recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board to allow players at Northwest...

A Plea for Remunerating Student-Athletes in Revenue-Generating College Sports

Andrei Markovits | Posted 09.20.2013 | College
Andrei Markovits

Let the market pay those student athletes whom it deems valuable! Concretely, if the market (i.e., boosters, fans, supporters, sponsors) finds a football quarterback more desirable than a defensive end, and both more than a swimmer or a squash player, then let them be rewarded accordingly.

How About a Free Market for College Athletes?

David Berri | Posted 05.22.2013 | Sports
David Berri

A player like Victor Oladipo generates far more revenue for a college program than his scholarship is worth. Consequently, in a free market some school would be willing to pay more for Oladipo's services.

The Collateral Damage of 'Big Time' College Athletics

Marcus Bright | Posted 09.25.2012 | Sports
Marcus Bright

In the current system, college coaches and athletic departments are almighty while the players are often treated as cogs in a massive money making machine.