Payday for Collegiate Players?

Today I read an article on the ThinkProgress website. In this article, author Travis Waldron discusses the earnings to be made by the NCAA after last evening’s championship game. He reports, “The tournament will bring the NCAA somewhere north of $750 million  in revenue this year alone, thanks to its 14-year, $10.6 billion broadcast contract with Turner and CBS”. The problem I have with these findings is that the collegiate players who performed in the championship will receive not one penny and they’re the individuals who earned it. He further went on to give an account by one of UConn’s star players, Shabazz Napier, who admitted,

Continue reading

With Both Barrels!

Was I ever so gratified after checking in to my Facebook timeline and seeing the trending headling “Derrick Ward goes on a twitter rampage against the NFL, ESPN, and More”. He opened up a can of military style verbal assault on everybody. I thought to myself, “Finally! A player with some balls.” Pun intended! It’s about time a real athlete stepped out from behind the shadow of a publicist and told the absolute truth and nothing but the truth, and let the whole world hear it. DeSean Jackson is not a gang member! ESPN has turned into a second-rate version of the

Continue reading

SEO Powered by Platinum SEO from Techblissonline
%d bloggers like this:
Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On Google PlusVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On LinkedinCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Youtube