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Should college student-athletes receive a paycheck in addition to a scholarship? It has been a highly debated topic in recent years, and a court ruling this month could lead to a major paycheck for some graduating athletes in the near future. Former UCLA basketball player Ed O’Bannon filed a suit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on behalf of Division I football and men’s basketball players, claiming that student-athletes should be entitled to money for the NCAA’s use of their names, images, and likenesses.
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Office of University Communications, "Gardner-Webb Compliance Officer Discusses Student-Athlete Pay" (2014). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 1330.