Skip to comments.House, Senate members drum up support for compensating college athletes
Posted on 10/18/2019 5:36:27 AM PDT by FatherofFive
"The reality is Congress is going to act," U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, said Wednesday. "We're coming for you, [NCAA]." Romney participated in a roundtable discussion with several other politicians, advocates and others involved in the sports world such as NFL Players Association attorney Joe Briggs and ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas. Romney told ESPN he was committed to finding a better way to compensate college athletes.
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Not a fan of Big Government sticking its nose where it doesn’t belong. Not a big fan of Mitt Romney.
This could not happen to a more deserving bunch of people than the NCAA.
Because college athletes aren’t catered enough to already. Jeezez. Fame, fortune, and being 19 don’t mix well.
Somehow I missed this as an enumerated power granted government by The People via the Constitution.
With the realization that Hillsdale College will be immune from any college stupidity written IRS law for these proposals, the rationale for not taking any federal monies is all the more the reasonable approach. The corollary to this, is that the Feral Govt’s subsidies, loans, regulations and laws should be removed. Let colleges fend for themselves, and the Government butt-out.
Another thing Congress has ZERO business being involved with.
The NCAA only brought this on themselves with obscene coach and AD pay. Saban is making $8 million a year to coach “amateur” athletes.
Easy way to placate the masses.
Oh please....you're telling Notre Dame, Penn State (aka pedaphile U), USC are as pure as the driven snow??
I’m not defending the NCAA.
‘It will destroy college sports as we know them, and therefore I support it.’
for what imaginable reason do you wish to destroy college sports...?
You really nailed it. It won't be the schools, it will be the "Booster" groups. The richest schools will make the best offers.
Strike a nerve I see with goobers and gumps. PSU, USC and Notre Dame have an actual university connected to the football complex. Look at Alabama’s academic ranking , I’ll save you the trouble..it’s 110...that is 109 public universities are better than it. Notre Dame, USC and PSU are all in top 1/3. This is a stupid argument, Bama , Clemson and Georgia are about jock sniffer alumni in states when it’s not bass fishing season or get drunk down at the beach house season, it’s about living vicariously thorough black athletes. The kids should get paid
With sponsorship rather than scholarship, they’ll start kneeling.
Look again. It's just after the right to abortion.
If they just swear their allegiance to communism, the government will make sure they get paid. You know, like the NBA.
Being routinely stuffed into your own locker by the Team?
with the Romney Agenda,
do homosexuals get only three times as much?
what bonus is given for attacking America or conservatives?
is it yearly or only during college?
BryantDenny Stadium. BryantDenny Stadium is an outdoor stadium in the southeastern United States, on the campus of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
Sanford Stadium (in full Dooley Field at Sanford Stadium) is the on-campus playing venue for football at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia.
This is a stupid argument, Bama , Clemson and Georgia are about jock sniffer alumni in states when its not bass fishing season or get drunk down at the beach house season, its about living vicariously thorough black athletes. The kids should get paid
As yes, the veiled false charge of racism rears its ugly little head.
You're asserting there are no black athletes at Notre Dame, USC or Pedaphile U?
You're asserting that Yankees don't get drunk on the weekend or folks from NYC don't head out to the beach?
Your sectionalism and racism and general ignorance of the topic are shining through your posts.
Because it’s a cesspool of corruption and exploitation and there’s no logical reason that the university system should be operating multi-billion dollar entertainment corporations under the guise of educating students.
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