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  • Ethical Considerations of College Recruiting

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    The United States has an obsession with sports. From little leagues to major leagues, winning is above all and being competitive is important for both coaches and administrators overall success. That is why college recruiting has so many ethical issues today. When universities are able to offer money and other incentives to student-athletes in order to persuade them to enroll with their institution it gives them an advantage some others are not able to offer. Gifting money, cars, clothing, houses

  • NCAA Recruiting Ethics Essay

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    College recruiting is something that was created for the good of college sports, but is often used for such unethical actions that will make anyone with a soul cringe. In 2004, University of Colorado’s athletic department used alcohol, drugs, and sex to lure recruits during official campus visits (Gerdy). These actions are immoral on a number of levels, and should not be tolerated. If this type of behavior continues to be seen in college sports, then serious changes need to be made. Illegal recruiting

  • The Effect of College Athletics on Academics

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    When I first came to South Dakota State, I decided that I wanted to go pre-dental but after talking with my advisor, I ended up undecided on my major and took courses irrelevant to anything I wanted to do for a career. I still remain bitter that I let my advisor talk me out of what I wanted to do, but he did have a point. If I took the classes I needed to go pre dental, I would most likely get bad grades due to traveling, practices, games, and lifts that take up my study time. I decided to major

  • College Athletes Should Get Some Type Of Compensation

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    High Risk Low Reward The debate on whether college athletes should get some type of compensation has been an ongoing one. A documentary which aired on the EPIX channel entitled “Schooled: The Price of College Sports”, shows the evolution of college athletics and how it became what it is now. With the creation of the term “student athletes” in the 1950s by Walter Bayers, student athletes were forced to give their labor for the sake of the NCAA. The term, as expressed by some of the interviewers in

  • Leadership Development Of Team Captains

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    This paper is an academic critique of the article by Christian Grandzol, Susan Perlis, and Lois Draina (2010) entitled, Leadership development of team captains in collegiate athletics. Grandzol, Perlis, and Draina were attempting to determine if participating in collegiate athletics was associated with leadership development. The authors looked at five leadership practices that were analyzed through the use of the Student Leadership Practice Inventory developed by James Kouzes and Barry Posner

  • Should College Athletes Be Paid?

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    The world we live in, our every action is driven by some economics motivation. Every task we perform now has some kind of monetary value attached to it. While some may argue that has made us materialistic, others believe it’s just a way of acknowledging each other’s hard work. A similar trend is seen in sports; athletes and coaches are paid, highly to acknowledge them and show appreciation. However, when it comes to college sports, everyone’s views change and only the coaches are the ones being compensated

  • Pros And Cons Of College Athletes

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    A heated debate has been raging over the issue of whether or not collegiate athletes should or should not be compensated for their performance in their respective sports. This issue is of great importance because the NCAA’s (National College Athletics Association) model is based upon amateurism, and the disruption of this model could be the end of collegiate athletics as we know it. The basis of this argument is a pro/con argument between the parties that support the compensation of collegiate

  • Unions Do More Good Than Harm At Employees And The Workplace

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    Sitting around the dinner table talking about our day, my dad starts off by telling us about how a guy at his work got terminated without being given a legitimate reason. He then goes on to tell us about how he will not be coming home until late the next day because he has a meeting with the terminated employee and people at work, to try and get this man’s job back. Growing up with my dad being the vice president of the union at his work, has made me a union supporter. I believe that unions do more

  • College Athletes Should Be Paid

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    College Athletes Getting Paid College athletes spend numerous hours every week playing games during their season and working to strengthen their athletic abilities. With long hours of practice, exercising, and games, it can make managing school work and their sport difficult to handle. According to Rodney K. Smith, author of “A Brief History of the National Collegiate Athletic Association 's Role in Regulating Intercollegiate Athletics” in the Marquette Sports Law Review, “In 1905 alone, there were

  • Paying College Athletes

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    College sports also known as the greatest source of entertainment known to man this era. There are several types of sports ranging from non- physical to the most physical contact sports. Each sport takes sacrifice and dedication to be able to perform at your best knows matter what level. The NCAA is a million dollar business that lets student athletes show their athletic ability and skill toward other individuals. That is the main reason for the creation of collegiate sports, but not to downside