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Should College Athletes Be Paid?


Monday, October 6, 2014

Should college athletes be paid? That question has been asked around the country for years. College athletics is big business with lots of revenue being generated and coaches with six figure salaries. Student athletes get scholarships but little else, even as they risk career-ending injuries. The Charlotte Observer is hosting a public debate and publishing a series of articles on the topic and two of their reporters join us to discuss it. 

Caroll Rogers
- Freelance reporter, The Charlotte Observer
Scott Fowler - Sports columnist, The Charlotte Observer
Judy Rose - Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, UNC Charlotte

Event: The Charlotte Observer will host a debate on this topic on October 14, at 7 P.M. at McGlohon Theater. Jay Bilas, ESPNU's Jason Sehorn, NFL and Super Bowl champ Dre Bly, Davidson College president Carol Quillen and Big South Commissioner Kyle Kallander will be speaking. Details and to register, athletespay.com It is free and open to the public.