Coaches support athletes' stipends
MIAMI -- After decades when paying college athletes was thought to violate the spirit of amateurism, the enormous television revenue generated by sports -- football and basketball in particular -- and the long hours of work by the players have changed the debate.
The head of the NCAA now supports a stipend for athletes to cover costs beyond tuition, books and fees, and both coaches in Monday's Discover BCS National Championship between No. 1 Notre Dame and No. 2 Alabama spoke in support ...
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