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College Athletes Should Be Paid After SEC Get 24 Hour Sports Network in 2014

College Football will get even more exposure as the best College Football conference the SEC inks deal with ESPN. It will allow the sports network to broadcast content 24 hours, 7 days a week. To be fair, the SEC Network will broadcast other sports such as men and women basketball, baseball. However, everyone know College Football is biggest draw and for both the SEC and ESPN. The network is set to launch August 2014. For the sport fans, it more exposure to the college sports events they love especially College Football. However, the collegian athlete is vastly underpaid when you consider the revenue generated by sports athletics. Therefore, I shall continue to argue college athletes should be paid.

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College Realignment A Precursor to the Super Conference

The look of College sports is changing, and its one step from the super conferences that have been talked about.Louisville will make the move the ACC in 2014. This is an example of the realignments that will soon make everyone forget about the old rivalries of the past. The various realignments are not driven by the competition, instead it is the revenue that will be made via a lucrative television contract.

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The NCAA is a Joke

I am laughing at the NCAA, because the NCAA is a joke. They are doing another bang up job of issuing punishment to College Football athletes. This time it is the Ohio State Buckeyes’ Daniel Herron, DeVier Posey, Mike Adams, and Solomon Thomas that violated NCAA rules and will be suspended for the first five games of the 2011-2012 seasons. The big name who also will serve five games suspension next season was the starting quarterback of Ohio State Terrelle Pryor.

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