Discussion

Pay-for-play -- the truth behind the myths

Originally Published: July 15, 2011
By Andy Schwarz | Special to ESPN.com

It happens so often that it's barely even scandalous anymore.

Some college or its boosters are caught giving "extra benefits" to college football players. In some case the allegations range into the tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars, as was the case with Auburn quarterback Cam Newton and Ohio State's Terrelle Pryor. Economically, these scandals are clear evidence that the NCAA's level of compensation for athletes is so far below the market rate that cheating is irresistible. ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE COLLEGE SPORTS HEADLINES