Kevin C. Cox

From the Archives: The Case for Tweaking, Not Abolishing, the NCAA's Amateurism Rules

In the wake of the spectacular meltdown of the NCAA's investigation of Miami, some commentators are seeing a nail and returning to their favorite hammer: Abolishing amateurism. In 2011, amid another investigation that eventually collapsed, we made the case for altering the system instead of doing away with it

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Amateurism and the NCAA: Why Not Pay Players?

In the wake of the Cam Newton controversy and AgentGate, a number of people have talked about paying players "fair market value" for taking the field. This series will look at why they're wrong, why amateurism is important, and how to fix the problem.

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