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Should college athletes be paid? Barta and Pollard weigh in.

posted on February 14, 2014

College athletes should not be considered employees of the schools and paid under a labor agreement, say Iowa State University Athletic Director Jamie Pollard and University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta. Both Pollard and Barta say other improvements can be made to help student-athletes without directly paying them to play.

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