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Kenneson: It’s past time to start paying college athletes

Posted: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 12:00 am

Say you are driving in some part of the world, like Somalia or rural Afghanistan, where the rule of law is more or less nonexistent. If a gang of guys holding machine guns stops your car and demands payment, you don’t have much of a choice. You pay the men.

Fortunately, we don’t tolerate that kind of behavior in the United States. Unless, that is, those thugs with machine guns are instead guys with leather briefcases who work for the most successful gang in the world: the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or the NCAA.

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