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  1. Jim Delany, Iowa State AD Jamie Pollard spark more pay-for-play debate

    Sep 26, 2013, 12:51 PM EDT


    In what has become a now-daily occurrence, a well-known member of the college athletics establishment said something for or against paying collegiate athletes, which subsequently turned into a war of words on my twitter feed between the folks that want to see the labor force get a bigger cut of the profits from college athletics…

  2. Mark Emmert on paying athletes: ‘If you’re going to come to us, you’re going to be a student’

    Sep 17, 2013, 11:13 AM EDT

    Mark Emmert

    There may not be a more contentious debate in all of college athletics than whether or not the players that generate so many billions of dollars in revenue should receive a larger cut of those profits. Conferences are signing billion-dollar deals for the rights to broadcast their games. The NCAA tournament is responsible for generating…

  3. Billy Donovan: for athletes, lack of compensation ‘difficult to swallow’

    Sep 12, 2013, 3:23 PM EDT

    Billy Donovan head

    While the focus of the latest scandals in college sports have all been football — Johnny Manziel’s autographs, Sports Illustrated’s Oklahoma State exposé, Yahoo’s story on a former Alabama player turned runner for an agent — the crux of the discussion that’s been generated is very much pertinent to college basketball as well. Should collegiate…