Chimneyfish wrote:I wish all these people who now are supportive of the logical position that college athletes should be paid their market value were around back when Reggie Bush and USC were "cheating."
Chimneyfish wrote:Huh? I don't understand your point.
I'm saying that the value of a person's work is what somebody is willing to pay for it. College football players give up the opportunity to have normal jobs in order to produce something of higher value. From an economic perspective, Andre Johnson having to work at a McDonalds in Miami instead of playing football there would be a misallocation of resources. If people aren't allowed to make voluntarily trades at market value then seedy hedge fund managers will always be around to take advantage of the situation. The current atmosphere of the NCAA results in incentives that contradict its stated moral and legal interests, which is a problem.
peetie44 wrote:USC vs Ohio State in the Rose Bowl...
Chimneyfish wrote:peetie44 wrote:USC vs Ohio State in the Rose Bowl...
Today I found out that the athletic programs at Oklahoma, Florida State, Auburn, Arizona State, Texas A&M, and of course SMU have all had more NCAA major infractions than USC, Ohio State, or Miami.
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