Ken Reed, League of Fans’ sports policy director, appeared on The Morning Show on Wisconsin Public Radio earlier this week. The conversation centered around the NCAA men’s basketball tournament and the issue of fair compensation for big-time college athletes. Reed talked about the need for economic justice for college athletes who provide the product in what is a multi-billion dollar industry. He believes it’s the civil rights issue of our time.
“The NCAA’s antiquated amateurism model is dying, but it’s a very slow death,” said Reed. “At least the wheel is spinning toward economic justice.”
- “Should College Athletes Be Paid?” Ken Reed on The Morning Show from Wisconsin Public Radio
Ken Reed appears on KGNU Community Radio in Colorado (at 02:30) to discuss equality in sports and Title IX.
Ken Reed appears on the Ralph Nader Radio Hour (at 38:35) to discuss his book The Sports Reformers: Working to Make the World of Sports a Better Place, and to talk about some current sports issues.
- Ken Reed's Author Page on Amazon
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