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Sep 30
Professionalization in College Sports: The Causes and Consequences

  September 30, 2019, 12:00 PM

  John Locke Foundation, 4800 Six Forks Rd., Suite 220, Raleigh, NC 27609

Division I college football and basketball are no longer amateur sports. This increasing professionalization leads to terrible incentives for coaches and athletes. Students and colleges bear the consequences. Jenna Robinson, President of the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal, joins the John Locke Foundation to discuss those consequences.

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We are North Carolina’s Most Trusted and Influential Source of Common Sense. The John Locke Foundation was created in 1990 as an independent, nonprofit think tank that would work “for truth, for freedom, and for the future of North Carolina.” The Foundation is named for John Locke (1632-1704), an English philosopher whose writings inspired Thomas Jefferson and the other Founders.

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