The Daily Show's Report On Unionizing College Football Is Amazing

Wednesday June 11th, 2014

Yesterday the NCAA settled its lawsuit with Sam Keller over payment of student athletes for the money their name, likeness, and work brings into universities. While this is certainly progress, it's still unclear to many people what exactly this means for the future of the NCAA. The Daily Show did a report to investigate further, and it's pretty great.

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The report emphasizes the fact that players have to sign a contract, have to work 40 hours a week, and receive compensation (in the form of scholarships) for their work. Seems like a pretty good case for unionization.

You can watch the full clip right here.

[The Daily Show]

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