USA TODAY: The argument about how college athletes should be compensated has basically been around as long as college sports themselves. As far back as the 1920s, there were well-publicized concerns about the commercialization of athletics, how a university’s priorities could be bastardized by big-time sports and schools paying players under the table.
We’ve literally been doing this for the last 100 years.
But the tone of the next 100 could very well be shaped by what happens in 2021.
After Wednesday's decision by the Supreme Court, the collegiate sports model, as it were, is about to go on trial. It's about time.
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