Tag: Sports Debate

Sports Debates: Pay College Athletes?

Written & Media by Joseph Hubbs. The great Tim Allen once said that college is great because it gives us college football. College sports give copious amounts of joy and pride to countless Americans, especially those who went to the college they cheer for. The athletes involved work their tails off every day for our enjoyment. Our country watches college games, purchases jerseys, and analyzes these so called “amateur” athletes to the point where anyone coming into America would think college sports a critical part of our country. And they are, but what do the athletes get out of the exploitation? Nothing, absolutely nothing. Several influential people have tried actively to find a way to give college athletes, mostly football and basketball, some kind of payment for all the money they bring in to the schools. However, on the other side of the spectrum naysayers prepare to do anything that keeps money out of athlete’s pockets.

Sports Debates: Offsides

Written & Media by Joe Hubbs. Media by Ryan St. Hill. A midfielder picks off a pass from an opposing attacker and finds his teammate wide open downfield. The crowd, blowing those obnoxious vuvuzela horns, notices the opportunity to score and immediately explode with excitement. In less than a second, the noise reduces to one whistle. Offside! The ball belonging the other team, heads the other way, and the score still remains zero to zero.