In "The Shame of College Sports," Taylor Branch writes that the NCAA has "an unmistakable whiff of the plantation" and that student-athletes are denied their Constitutional right to due process. Agree or disagree?
However, at the end of the day, those that suffer under NCAA rules can escape the tyranny by quitting their athletic and educational pursuits. Escaping a colony is typically only possible through death. On second thought, those that suffer under both corrupt systems can choose to fight and change the system.