Spencer Haywood Sees ‘Tinge Of Slavery’ In NCAA Basketball’s Rules

Spencer Haywood’s comparison of one type of unpaid labor to another is bound to raise eyebrows.

The Basketball Hall of Famer told The Sporting NewsSean Deveney in an interview published Tuesday he sees a “tinge of slavery” in the way the NCAA treats elite men’s basketball players. Haywood believes players should have more freedom of movement and reap more benefits from the NCAA’s multi-billion television contract than the scholarships they currently receive.

“They just...

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