Post Tagged with: "pay-for-play"

  • NCAA Athletic Directors Believe Pay-for-Play Has “No Part” in College Athletics

    NCAA Athletic Directors Believe Pay-for-Play Has “No Part” in College Athletics

    One hundred twenty members of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics convened at the Division 1A’s athletic directors’ meeting this week and issued a statement recently acknowledging that they are committed to working together to help with reforms […]

  • The NCAA: A Case of the Fox Guarding the Hen House

    (Editor’s Note.  This piece is similar in tone to an article by Dr. Vetter that was recently published by the Chronicle of Higher Education.  Critics of the NCAA are making the point with increasingly urgency that the organization is seemingly […]

  • Business, the Law and the NCAA

    (Editor’s Note.  In late January, 2012 the Digest posted an article concerning the lack of due process in NCAA enforcement cases.  This article follows up on ideas presented in that article).

  • Should College Football Players Go on Strike?

    Now that all of the sporting public has found out the result of the latest Game of the Century and Alabama has been crowned as national champion for big-boy college football for 2011 everyone can relax for a short time […]

  • The Drumbeat for Pay for Play Grows Louder

    It seems that everywhere a person looks these days for sports news the issue of whether or not NCAA Division I football and men’s basketball players should be paid for their services is constantly in the news.  The calls to […]

  • Is the NCAA Really a Part of the Mafia?

    Every day sports headlines across the country proclaim the latest news on the new sport of NCAA Division I Football Bowl Championship conference realignment.  On October 26 news outlets reported that an unknown source with inside knowledge of Big East […]

  • Plan to Pay NCAA Student-Athletes in Works

    While college football fans wait for Boise State, Air Force, Navy, Central Florida and a bunch of other schools to accept an invitation from The Big East to join that college/university sports conference which needs to add schools or go […]

  • NCAA Misses the Mark In Discussing Paying College Athletes

    There is a recent blog post on by Dave Pickle, a long-time NCAA staff member.  The article offers an argument against paying NCAA student-athletes anything above the cost of an athletic scholarship as currently defined by the NCAA.

  • NCAA Enforcement: Myth or Reality?

    News media outlets have been full of stories over the past few months about problems with the NCAA Enforcement Staff and its handling of high profile cases brought before it.  Whether it is the case involving Cam Newton and allegations […]

  • Does the NCAA Exploit Athletes?

    Thomas Palaima has an interesting article in this week’s Chronicle of Higher Education dealing with the NCAA regulation—or lack of such—of its member institutions in the way in which they prepare student-athletes for life after college.