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Yahoo Sports: Former USC QB Matt Barkley takes to Twitter to talk about paying student-athletes

Former USC quarterback Matt Barkley opened Pandora’s Box on Twitter Tuesday afternoon when he broached the subject of paying student-athletes. Barkley tweeted out a link to a Kickstarter documentary film called “The Business of Amateurs,” which is being made by former USC football player Bob DeMars. The film examines the monetary side of college athletics and whether student athletes should actually be considered employees. Of course, this isn’t a new debate. The argument over whether college athletes should be paid has been one that has been raging for years and has recently gained steam from athletic administrators, especially in the ...

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