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Proposed model based on pros

Updated: June 13, 2014, 6:59 PM ET
Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Football players at big schools could make several hundred thousand dollars in their college careers if they were paid a portion of the broadcast rights to games similar to what NFL players now get, under a model suggested by a sports economist.

Basketball players would do even better, with some earning more than $1 million over four years if schools split their broadcast revenues equally with athletes. That figure could rise even higher as billions of dollars in new ...

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