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  1. NCAA president Mark Emmert opposes paying college players

    The topic of whether student-athletes should be paid is not a debate in the eyes of new NCAA president Mark Emmert, who has made it clear that under his watch, college athletes will not be compensated as though they were professionals.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2011
  2. Alabama Crimson Tide, Notre Dame Fighting Irish coaches support s...

    After decades when paying college athletes was thought to violate the spirit of amateurism, the enormous television revenue generated by sports -- football and basketball in particular -- and the long hours of work by the players have changed the debate.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2013
  3. Paying NCAA players could lessen incentive to cheat

    LZ Granderson

    It's not surprising that prospects are swayed by runners. Millions of dollars flow through athletic departments but the young men expected to create the cash flow can't take an equitable sip from the stream.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  4. Spurrier brings up new stipend plan

    Edward Aschoff

    DESTIN, Fla. -- South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier has a new plan for paying college athletes. During last year's SEC spring meetings, Spurrier floated a proposal to pay players $300 a game for expenses. Now, he's taking it a couple thousand step...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  5. Pay-for-play proposals for NCAA student-athletes

    Mark Schlabach

    Let's examine some of the proposals aimed at giving student-athletes a larger share of the college sports revenue pie.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2011
  6. Legal issues could arise from paying student-athletes

    Ivan Maisel

    If scholarships evolved into salaries and student-athletes were paid, some legal issues could wreak major havoc on college sports.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2011
  7. Pay-for-play is a timely topic in college sports

    Pat Forde

    Why is pay-for-play a hot-button topic? For a number of reasons, the subject is inescapable. And although it's not a new narrative, it is a timely one in light of recent headlines.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2011
  8. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Eight weeks until the start of the season. Yay. Purdue paid tribute to Sean Matti at a memorial service. The Big Ten lags behind other leagues when it comes to paying assistant coaches. Ohio State players are avoiding talk of the NCAA investi...

    Blog | July 07, 2011
  9. Player pay talk surfaces at Big 12 meetings

    David Ubben

    College football's "Year of the Scandal" has ignited talk of paying players, and the conversation has spread to Big 12 meetings in Kansas City this week. There's no easy solution and no easy plan for making it happen, even if increasing what play...

    Blog | June 02, 2011
  10. Paying college athletes to play won't work, will never work, but ...

    Carl Ehrlich

    Paying college athletes to play won't work, will never work. But paying them to earn a diploma -- to actually learn -- is a concept that's time has come. A former player has a plan.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2011
  11. Paying college athletes won't solve recruiting, agent issues

    Johnette Howard

    College basketball and football scandals always bring out a chorus of fans who argue for paying players. It won't solve corruption, and it ain't going to happen, anyway.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2010
  12. NCAA asks former agent Josh Luchs for insight about dealing with ...

    The NCAA has been asking former agent Josh Luchs for his insights about how to police college sports from rogue agents.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2010
  13. Josh Luchs: NFLPA, NCAA, states need to do more to police player ...

    A former sports agent who admitted paying college football players in the 1990s told ESPN Radio's "Mike and Mike in the Morning" that the NFL Players Association, the NCAA and state agencies need to do more to stop agents from paying players.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2010
  14. Spitler's time finally arrives at Ohio State

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg If dues-paying was an official NCAA statistic, Austin Spitler would be among the national leaders. Few players have remained on the runway as long as Spitler, waiting for their careers to truly take flig...

    Blog | June 26, 2009
  15. ABC calls two-year-old remarks 'off the record'

    Former Auburn coach Terry Bowden said on tape two years ago that boosters were funneling thousands of dollars to football players when he became coach in 1993, a time when the Tigers already were on NCAA probation.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2003
  16. NCAA not changing stance despite Nebraska vote

    A proposal to pay Nebraska football players passed the Legislature on Friday in a reduced form that allows the university to determine which athletes would receive payments.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2003