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Bennett, Dashiell. “Only 22 Of 120 Division I Athletic Programs Made Money Last Year.” Business Insider. Business Insider, Inc., 15 Jun. 2011. Web. 28 Oct 2014.This supports Frank Crumley’s claim that most athletic programs “work in the red.” The author also shows how football is the big money maker. Not all departments can pay their players. Therefore, it would be unfair for departments that can pay their players to do so. The figures come from the NCAA annual report of revenue and expenses for Division I sports. This is one of my main arguments against paying football players.
Bokshan, Amanda. ”Viewpoint: Why College Athletes Should Not Be Paid." USA TODAY College. N.p., 2 Nov. 2011. Web. 28 Oct. 2014. Bokshan argues that college athletes should not be paid because of where the money would come from. This article has ethos because it is written by a college student who is studying sports management. Because she is a sports management major, it shows she is knowledgeable when it comes to sports. This source will provide good information on why the athletes should not be paid. The information is coming from a sports fan who know a good amount of information from her studies as well. The author wrote this article for a campus newspaper, meaning she wrote it out of pleasure. I can incorporate this source because I can relate to the author.
Brennan, Christine and Abdul Jabbar, Kareem. "Crossfire: Hypocritical Not to Pay College Athletes?" YouTube. YouTube, 20 Mar. 2014. Web. 28 Oct. 2014. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyT9MBrza2w>. Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Christine Brennan go on CNN and continue the “Crossfire” debate on whether college athletes should get a salary. Brennan states that without the athletes, there would not be billions of dollars brought in from athletics. She is all for paying the athletes. However, since Abdul Jabbar is a former NBA great, he is high up and makes