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Finally, the argument that college athletes are a large source of revenue for their colleges and their programs, but do not receive any compensation in return. According to Maxwell Strachan, senior editor focused on entertainment and sports for the Huffington Post, stated, “NCAA pulled in $989 million in its 2014 fiscal year, according to an audited financial statement cited by USA Today” (Stratchen). The NCAA informed the media that ninety-two percent of their revenue came from championships sponsors, ticket sales, and merchandise. These college athletes are the bases to all of those successes, but still never receive any of this revenue. When traveling for big tournaments the NCAA, pays for their rooms, food, and transportation, this is just

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