The idea of paying college athletes is totally out of line. They already receive hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax free scholarships for participating in their particular sport. If they receive a salary, is the plan that this is also tax free?
This is similar to the proposal to increase the minimum wage, which will reduce profits and the workforce.
College expenses go up, so does tuition, tickets to sports events, etc. We all know that football income is the main source and pays for the vast majority of college sports. Watching college sports these days, you have to ask -- where are these so called young adults getting the money to pay for the ugly tattoos that are all over their arms, neck, legs and other parts? They are not cheap as we all know.
The overall problem begins with all these advertised clinics that start with second graders, boys and girls, that parents are willing to pay for. In addition, these kids life is now programed. School, home, sports, bed. What about the thousands of dollars parents spend attending tournaments? What has happened to togetherness in the family way of life?
- Share Facebook Twitter
Article sent to (required)E-mail
Article sent from (required)E-mail Name
Subject Line (article title)
Message (optional)Success - Article sent Click to close
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.
Contact information ( * required )Name * Company Telephone * E-mail *
Article InformationTitle URL
Message (optional)Success - Reprint request sent Click to close