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Public Majority Opposes Paying NCAA Athletes

athleteAccording to a Washington Post-ABC News poll, a larger majority of the general public to not think that college athletes should be paid salaries beyond the scholarships currently offered.

From the report:

Only 33 percent support paying college athletes. At 64 percent, opposition is nearly twice as high as support, with 47 percent strongly against the idea. Nearly every demographic and political group opposes it except non-whites, for whom 51 percent support. The breakdown among whites (73 percent oppose, 24 percent support) tilted strongly in the opposite direction.

Read the full report here.