WINNING ATHLETIC PROGRAM CAN BRING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS AND INSTANT NOTORIETY TO A SCHOOL. BUT SOME SAY COLLEGE ATHLETES ARE GETTING PLAYED IN THE PROCESS.
An athletic scholarship at Wake Forest University includes books, tuition and thousands of dollars per semester to rent an apartment, pay utilities and purchase food and other personal items.
Gary Clark, a senior who will graduate May 16 with a degree in mathematics, says athletes deserve a little more.
"Let's say you have $10 a ticket and 10,000 people at every game. The school is definitely making more than what your scholarship costs. Football and basketball bring in a lot of revenue," says the 21 -yearold, …