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Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 12:00 am

Readings for extra credit

My piece about whether collegiate athletes ought to be paid (see ”Throwing in the towel,” Aug. 1, 2013  was merely a course-summary version of a complex argument. Readers interested in learning more about that argument might find these interesting:

The Shame of College Sports” by Taylor Branch. Atlantic Monthly, Oct. 2011

College sports reform needed, but paying student-athletes a terrible idea” by Henry Bienen. Chicago Tribune, July 18, 2013

Should the federal government reform college sports? by Brooks Hays

 “Reforming College Sports” by Richard DeMillo, the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy

College Sports Reform: Now? Never?” by Doug Lederman 

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