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Examining NCAA Labor Cartel Propaganda

Patrick T. Harker, President of the University of Delaware and NCAA propagandist (More on the NCAA labor cartel here) Recently the National Labor Relations Board (be sure to download their smartphone app – if you can think of a reason why … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart Weighs In On The NCAA Student-Athlete Labor Cartel

More on the NCAA Student-Athlete Labor Cartel here. Part 1: The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook   Part 2: The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show … Continue reading

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How To Win An $18,000 Bonus For “Exceptional Athletic Achievements” Without Suiting Up

In my next event, I’ll be putting my coach in a headlock until he gives me rent money (See previous posts about the financial exploitation of college athletes here, here, and here.) Ohio State wrestler Logan Stieber won the NCAA … Continue reading

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Underpaying A Kansas College Basketball Player By $50,000 Per Month

From The Atlantic: If We Paid NCAA Basketball Players What They’re Really Worth, This Is What They’d Earn (Previous posts on the NCAA labor monopsony here and here.) Professor David Berri, who appears to specialize in these sorts of analyses, quantifies the … Continue reading

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The NCAA Employment Cartel for College Football Players

Reddit’s famous “Scumbag Steve” meme, as applied to the NCAA (Follow up to this post) From Slate:  But Nobody Even Makes Any Money on College Sports Everyone involved will have their compensation set at market rates except for the players … Continue reading

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Highest-Paid Public Employees Per State

From Reddit:  What could possibly go wrong? (click image to expand) The “student-athletes” might not be paid, but their coaches certainly are If labor market price signals mean anything, then most states value the commercial interests of their state universities … Continue reading

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