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Atlanta activist wants pay and benefits for NCAA players

By Robert "Rob" Redding Jr.

Editor & Publisher

ATLANTA, April 8, 2013, 2 p.m. - Activists are protesting the NCAA at tonight's Final Four championship game over player compensation, following the horrendous injury to Louisville player Kevin Ware.

Ron Allen, a former college player, tells Redding News Review that he wants pay and benefits for athletes like Ware.

"They receive no pay, no benefits and basically no respect," Allen said. "Lets start talking about compensating these folks for the work that they do."

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Allen and about 10 others protested over the weekend and say that they will be back again tonight at the Georgia Dome at 5:30 p.m.

 


 


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