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The National Collegiate Athletic Association is responsible for governing hundreds of thousands of students who compete in college-level sports.
But lately, the NCAA has come under fire for its handling of a massive bribery scandal that’s prompted a federal investigation into college basketball.
Some critics of the NCAA say corruption within college athletics could be curbed by paying students to play, giving them a share of the football and basketball programs that make schools millions.
Are financial incentives the future of college sports? Would a new distribution of money put student athletics on a more even playing field?
- Len Elmore Lawyer and college basketball analyst; former NBA player
- Andy Schwarz Antitrust economist specializing in sports and a partner at the economic consulting firm OSKR
- Matt Bonesteel Sports writer for The Early Lead, The Washington Post's breaking news sports blog
- Ramogi Huma Executive director, the National College Players Association; former UCLA football player