Beamon, K. (2008). “Used Goods”: Former African American College Student-Athletes’ Perception of Exploitation by Division I Universities. The Journal of Negro Education,77(4), 352-364. Retrieved from

This study is about how African Americans were playing sports and how their degrees are not worth what they really are because they played sports at the Division 1 level. It also talks about how Universitys use them just for profit, and how the NCAA is corrupt.

I used this in my essay to show how athletes scholarships aren’t worth all that society believes they are. I also used this to show how the NCAA is all about profit.

Meggyesy, D. (n.d.). Athletes in big-time college sport. Retrieved from

This article discusses how the NCAA uses their players, and how it is unfair that athletes do not get wage. It also explains scholarships and how some of them are not as good as they sound.

I used this for all the information, and to show how cruel the NCAA can be.

Branch, T. (2011, October). The Shame of College Sports. Retrieved April 29, 2019, from 

The shame of College Sports is about how much money the NCAA makes. It also states how much the average scholarship is worth to athletes. It also discusses all of the power the NCAA has.

I used this to show how much the NCAA makes in my essay while making my arguments.

Goplerud, C. (1997). Pay for play for college athletes: Now, more than ever. South Texas Law Review, 38(4), 1081-1106.

This journal discusses why college athletes should be paid. It discusses what the laws are in this country against paying college athletes. It also discusses how the NCAA can easily pay their athletes

I used this as general information in my essay and used some of the laws in my essay.

Sanderson, A. R., & Siegfried, J. J. (2015, January/February). The Case for Paying College Athletes. Retrieved from

This article discusses how much the NCAA profits, and what some coaches get paid. It also discusses the revenue stream and why it is possible to pay ameture athletes. It also brings up the corruption in college football and basketball and how the Universitys operate.

I used this to show corruption and to de credit the NCAA.

Hruby, P. (2019). Paying college athletes gaining a bipartisan consensus as new report slams NCAA.

This article talks about human rights, and the NCAA on a morality base. It also discusses what the interests of the NCAA are and how they have ties in congress to make it illegal for any kind of compensation for athletes.

I used this to show how the NCAA abuses its power to control their athletes.

Engle, J. (2019, February 26). Should College Athletes Be Paid? Retrieved from

This article is about the chance that athletes get paid. It talks about both sides of the argument and how most players wind up only going to college for 2 years for development before going pro. It discusses giving athletes a wage,

I used this for information on writing my paper.

Martinez, M. (n.d.). Should College Student-Athletes Be Paid? Both Sides of the Debate. Retrieved from

This article discusses both sides of the argument and gives facts and statistics of each one. It clearly shows the strengths and weaknesses of both sides to the argument.

I used this as information on the other side to further strengthen my argument and for some of the rebuttle

Leitch, W. (2019, March 15). The Varsity Blues Scam Shows Paying Athletes Is Cheaper Than Bribing Coaches. Retrieved from

This article is about the recent admissions scandals going on with the NCAA. It also mentions other scandals of how coaches were bribed to let people on the team, and how players were given illegal payments.

I have used this piece as information to support my argument.

College athletes should not receive payment for playing. (n.d.). Retrieved from

This article is about scholarships and what they are worth. This also explains how college athletes should not be paid and makes extreme arguments toward their cause. It also discusses how much scholarships are worth and how much school costs.

I used this article as information and to see what the other side of my argument looks like, to help me formulate a better argument.

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