The commercial gains in college athletics have bec

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The commercial gains in college athletics have become excessive over the past decade. Major college institutions now have merchandising contracts, television contracts, and the success of the team lures more students to the institutions. These gains are not detrimental unless they are used illegally by the institution. Some schools are going beyond the limits of offering scholarships to athletes, and allowing alumni to present athletes with gifts, a procedure that is illegal under NCAA regulations. Student aids and team tutors are also doing the work of many athletes on campuses around the country. These violations have been occurring at a greater frequency over the past decade

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