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Column: State-by-state pay-to-play bills are only a start

Column: State-by-state pay-to-play bills are only a start

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

The state-by-state approach to passing pay-to-play bills could lead to discrepancies in athlete pay and recruiting disadvantages within those states that don’t catch up in time.

Column: Universities should recognize student athletes as employees

Kain Colter, a then-quarterback and then-receiver for Northwestern University, gestures toward United Steelworkers International president Leo Gerard as he answers questions following the announcement that several Northwestern football players wish to join a labor union, during a press conference in Chicago on Jan. 28, 2014.

By Brian Gentry, Contributing Editor

September 13, 2018

It's time for Universities to recognize athletes as student employees and mitigate the exploitation of players under demanding sports programs.

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