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March 21st, 2014
07:18 AM ET

Web exclusive: Should college athletes be paid?

Top college basketball teams from across the nation are facing off over the next three weeks during March Madness. The highly-anticipated sporting event is watched by millions and generates over a billion dollars, but none of that goes to the players.

Meanwhile, an attorney representing four college athletes filed a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA on Monday arguing that universities should have the option of paying players. "The reality is that it is already pro sports for everybody but the athletes," Attorney Jeffrey Kessler said in the landmark anti trust suit.

Is it time for student athletes to get paid?

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November 11th, 2013
07:09 PM ET

Anderson: NFLers need to be 'mentally tough'

Former NFL player Jamal Anderson says players need to be tough, but "tough guys don't need to be bad guys" in a debate with Christine Brennan.

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