SCOTUS, athletes, cheerleaders and the ‘Beer Judge’ … sounds about right – right, America?
The Supreme Court ruled earlier this week that college athletes should be compensated. For decades, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, colleges, and universities have made billions off student athletes.
Supreme Court Justice (sic) Brett Kavanaugh wrote, “The bottom line is that the NCAA and its member colleges are suppressing the pay of student athletes who collectively generate billions of dollars in revenues for colleges every year. Those enormous sums of money flow to seemingly everyone except the student athletes. College presidents, athletic directors, coaches, conference commissioners, and NCAA executives take in six- and seven-figure salaries. Colleges build lavish new facilities. But the student athletes who generate the revenues, many of whom are African American and from lower-income backgrounds, end up with little or nothing…and I like beer.”
I might have made up that tiny last part…but yeah. For decades, universities have made billions off the backs of student athletes, most…
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