March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018 - In a story on "Why Shouldn't We Pay Student-Athletes?" Professor Ekow Yankah tells NPR's WABE that "the current system is unfair and rife with exploitation, but paying college athletes would essentially just entrench that arrangement."

"The problem is that paying them doesn’t help relieve that stress, paying them only makes it the case that that stress seems justified. Paying college athletes will almost certainly exacerbate a problem that has been going on for generations, where athletes of a certain number of sports are seen as ever more divided from the actual student body."

Read the full article on NPR.