Poll: Most Americans Oppose Pay for College Athletes

March 24, 2014

Only 33 percent of the public favors paying college athletes anything more than the scholarships they receive, according to a new ABC News-Washington Post poll; 64 percent oppose the idea. The poll found a racial split on the idea. While 73 percent of white people oppose pay for athletes, a small majority (51 percent) of non-white people support the idea.

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