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The Death of Amateurism

Mar 11, 2018

3:30pm – 4:30pm CT

Recording: The Death of Amateurism, Mar 11, 2018

A defining premise of the NCAA is that amateurism—that athletes are unpaid students—is an essential part of the appeal of college athletics. The upstart Historical Basketball League seeks to challenge that notion simply by paying players. Revenues generated by college sports are in the billions of dollars, shouldn't the labor producing all that value be paid for it?

[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Ray Jackson

Ray Jackson's Rising Stars/5th Wheel Agency

Andy Schwarz

Historical Basketball League

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Intermediate