Despite all the uncertainty that has been circulating amongst PCC sports teams, due to the relentless COVID-19 virus that has drastically changed college athletics, the runners and coaches of the cross-country team continue to hope for the best and wait patiently for what the Spring 2021 season has in store.
On Sept. 30, the Governor of California Gavin Newsom, signed the Fair Pay to Play Act, which initiated a movement to have college athletes be able to make money off of their name and make endorsement deals.
With March Madness just around the corner, the debate on whether or not college athletes should be paid is heating up. And while collegiate sports bring in large sums of money every year, college athletes should in no way receive a salary.
With the NCAA hosting its annual College Basketball Championship Tournament, or as most people know it, March Madness, the recent debate about whether student athletes should recieve a paycheck or not has been raging. During March Madness, companies from all over get to cash in on a great opportunity to advertise their products with millions of people around the country tuning in to watch the games. The NCAA sure is making millions of dollars off this and their athletes do not receive a single dime. Many …
When most people think of basketball players, stars like Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, and Stephen Curry come to mind.
Last week the University of Connecticut won the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship. However, the celebration was overshadowed by the news that Connecticut’s point guard, Shabazz Napier, made comments before the game about going to bed hungry some nights.
State lawmakers in Connecticut took notice on April 7 after the University of Connecticut’s talented guard, Shabazz Napier, made an unusual statement in his post-game interview. Napier, who led the Huskies to victory in the NCAA championship game, told reporters that there were nights where he would go to bed starving because he couldn’t afford to eat.
Every March, 68 college basketball teams play a tournament over the course of three weeks to decide a true national champion. But March Madness is the only event that an underdog can actually make a difference.