It’s time we switch term for athletes to reflect reality




It’s not time to strike the term “student-athlete” from the dictionary in describing football and basketball players at the NCAA’s major power conferences. It is time, though, to flip the phrase.

“Athlete-student” is a much more accurate and honest term.

After the NCAA’s loss in a major lawsuit and the Big 5 power conferences secession into a new governing body, college sports is now pro sports.

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