College sports

Richard T. Karcher (Eastern Michigan): Big-Time College Athletes’ Status as Employees. Whites oppose — and blacks support — paying NCAA athletes, especially when they’re thinking about race. A fair wage for elite athletes: How about $750,000? How to pay college athletes without ruining NCAA sports. Adam Epstein (Central Michigan): The NCAA and Whistleblowers: 30-40 Years of Wrongdoing and College Sport and Possible Solutions. Kelly A. Childs (Seton Hall): If the Slipper Fits: The Relationship Between a Cinderella Appearance in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament and Institutional Financial and Admissions Factors. Urban Meyer and the new era of college football: Winning isn’t everything. Marc Tracy on how college sports killed summer vacation. Here are the hottest college sports — and the ones in decline.