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    Exploitation In College Sports?

    We are quite proud of the recent developments in sport at Collyer’s which includes our new sports academies, and have even bigger ambitions going forwards. But what Vaccaro mentioned in 2001 was accurate then, and it really is correct now: corporations offer money so they can profit from the glory of college athletes, and the universities grab it. In 2010, despite the faltering economy, a single college athletic league, the football-crazed Southeastern Conference (SEC), became the first to crack the billion-dollar barrier in athletic receipts. Whilst he served the suspension, the Georgia Bulldogs store continued legally selling replicas of Green’s No. eight jersey for $39.95 and up. Playing sports at…

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