|"Who? Yeah I know the NCAA! They got a strong pimp hand!"|
Malcolm X once said, “I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it’s for or against.” Albert Einstein broke us off with, “In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.” Aristotle kept it real by saying, “At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.”
Aristotle must have been a college athlete back in his day playing in the Coliseum. Boyz were making a fortune broadcasting his games on Caesar’s Television Network because he hit the nail on the head when he said that joint. For years the NCAA has been pimpin’ college athletes especially those playing major college football and men’s basketball.
On Tuesday a federal judge dismissed a motion by the NCAA to prevent football and men’s basketball players from legally pursuing a cut of live broadcasts revenues. Since 2009 more than a dozen law firms have spent more than $20 million dollars pursuing this law suit which has a hearing set for June 20th. This would be huge if they could win it and this latest ruling definitely helps their case.
Let’s keep it real or all the way 100, whichever comes 1st! Boyz have been getting pimped for years by the NCAA in the name of education! I can hear some clown in the background now, “They’re on scholarship are you kidding me? It’s a free education!” Well is it? Sounds more like a job to me bruh. The other students don’t have to manage the load of going to class, practice and playing games. Most importantly, the student-athlete is making the universities and all of its sponsors’ rich beyond measure playboy.
|How much did he say?|
In 2011 it was announced that the NCAA had reached a new 14-year, $11 billion deal with CBS Sports and Time Warner-owned Turner Sports for the rights to broadcast the NCAA Tournament from 2011–2024. We haven’t even mentioned all of the bread that every one from the schools, TV deals and the host cities are about to make off of the College Football Final 4 starting in 2014 playa! So these boyz have completely taken advantage of the student athlete by giving them what they call a free education that is essentially an absorbed cost to the university.
It doesn’t cost a dime to stick some cat into a class that’s already being taught and then make a fortune off of him with ticket, jersey, video game and TV rights. In my famous G.I. lingo, “Tell that to somebody who you KNOW don’t KNOW, cuz I KNOW!” I was born at night not last night!
How bout paying boyz what you owe 'em then allow them to pay you tuition out of that. If you don't wanna give it to them while they're in school I'm cool with that. Pay duns on the way out whether they graduate or not. Then subtract the tuition out of it but don't tell me they're gettin' over because they're on scholarship! It's like you telling them to pay attention to your left hand and going through their pockets with your right.
I’m just glad to see someone is finally jamming the NCAA up for pimpin’ in broad day light! These boyz have been riding around with the Bishop Don Juan lime green suit with the gators to match, jumpin’ out of the lime green clean’74 Coupe De Ville with Trues and Vogues and vanity plates that say, "Certified Pimp!" for way too long! Stop me when I start lyin'!
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