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More the ever before, the question “Should college athletes be paid?” is being debated by student-athletes, the NCAA, and the media, as well as non-athletic students. College athletes benefit the school with another income. So shouldn’t they be given something for all their hard work? There is only one answer and that is, college athletes should not get paid because it is the worst form of destruction to educational system. College athletes get large scholarships, isn’t that their payment and incentive to be an athlete? Another daunting question, that few seem to realize comes along with this debate, is “what are the consequences of paying them?” Those in favor of paying athletes fail to see the negative consequences, and think that society is actually benefitted by these pre-professional athletes. Those who strongly believe in not paying college athletes, conversely, would say that it takes away from the meaning of college and college sports.
If college athletes deserve to be paid because they bring revenue to the school, then maybe we should pay high school athletes too! They…
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