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Bitcoin Lands NCAA College Football Bowl Sponsorship Through ...

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Merchant bitcoin payments processor BitPay has announced that it will sponsor the St. Petersburg Bowl, an annual college postseason football game sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), through ...
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NCAA Wrestling Scholarships Cut

http://www.reversalthemovie.com Legendary amateur wrestlers discuss the economic effects upon wrestling scholarships and what can be done to maintain them.
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Northwestern should embrace Wildcats union effort - Al Jazeera America

Northwestern should embrace Wildcats union effort - Al Jazeera America | Economics and College Sports | Scoop.it
Al Jazeera America Northwestern should embrace Wildcats union effort Al Jazeera America But my own little brush with National Collegiate Athletic Association labor rules gives me insight into the current debate over the efforts of Northwestern...
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Can NCAA players be considered employees?

Sports economist David Berri, NCPA president Ramogi Huma, and former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon say that college basketball players are university empl...
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How The Myth Of The NCAA "Student-Athlete" Was Born - Deadspin

How The Myth Of The NCAA "Student-Athlete" Was Born - Deadspin | Economics and College Sports | Scoop.it
How The Myth Of The NCAA "Student-Athlete" Was Born Deadspin But the origins of "student-athlete" lie not in a disinterested ideal but in a sophistic formulation designed, as the sports economist Andrew Zimbalist has written, to help the NCAA in...
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O'Bannon v. NCAA: Do schools make or lose money on sports? - SI.com

O'Bannon v. NCAA: Do schools make or lose money on sports? - SI.com | Economics and College Sports | Scoop.it
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O'Bannon v. NCAA: Do schools make or lose money on sports?
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According to the NCAA calculations, Division I colleges spend about $12 billion a year on sports, but only receive about $6 billion in revenue.
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what's your take on this ? do they make or lose money on sports ?

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Northwestern's Colter at forefront of organizing college players - CBSSports.com

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The NCAA has countered with a simple rebuttal: Players are not employees essentially because college athletics is part of the overall educational experience.
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Collegiate student-athlete union seeks NLRB recognition - Lexology (registration)

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Collegiate student-athlete union seeks NLRB recognition Lexology (registration) On January 28, 2014, Northwestern University football players took a historic first step toward having collegiate student-athletes recognized as unionized workers by...
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Economics of College Football Revenue

Student economics project applying five of Prof Greg Mankiw's Ten Principles to College Football revenue.
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