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Sports roundup: The new 'student-athlete' controversy

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UCLA's Josh Rosen

The term "student-athlete" has had a controversial history. It was popularized by Walter Byers, the first executive director of the NCAA, way back in 1964.

Years later, he said the term was created to insure universities would not have to pay long term disability payments to players injured while playing their sport.

But as NCAA sports has grown into a billion dollar business, some student-athletes are wondering if they've always been more athlete than student.

We'll talk about it, and a lot more with Andy and Brian Kamenetzky.

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