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Education: An Undergraduate Research Guide : Paying Student Athletes



About Paying Student Athletes

This research guide provides introductory resources on the topic of paying student athletes. Current National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulation requires student athletes to certify their amateur status and prohibits student athletes from receiving payment for their athletic performance. The guide includes sources from a variety of perspectives, including history, NCAA policies, and legal resources.

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athletic scholarship, college sports, college athlet*, student athletes, college sports AND compensation, college athlet* AND amateur*, college sports AND labor, college sports AND antitrust law, college sports AND revenue

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