NCAA: ABC/Post poll “No pay for college athletes.”

NCAA President  Mark Emmert is taking a wait and see stance of the paying of players in college,
NCAA President Mark Emmert is taking a wait and see stance of the paying of players in college,

A new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds that a large majority of the general public opposes paying salaries to college athletes beyond the scholarships currently offered.

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, echoing the perspective of NCAA President Mark Emmer. MORE…

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