Search the Archive

A Closer Look (Big Deals, Big Bucks) #191108

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 17, 2000
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Durham, North Carolina: Aaron Brown) The issue of whether college athletes should be paid because of the revenue their sports generate examined; game scenes shown. [Duke University Shane BATTIER, Duke athletic director Joe ALLEVA, Representative J.C. WATTS, ABC/ESPN basketball analyst Digger PHELPS - offer views on paying student athletes.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Game day in Buffalo, New York, at the NCAA basketball tournament for the Lafayette University, which offers its players no athletic scholarships, featured; Lafayette-Temple University game scenes shown. [Lafayette player Tyson WHITFIELD - talks basketball.] ["The Last Amateurs" author John FEINSTEIN - says Division I basketball players are pros in training.] [Lafayette player Brian EHLERS - comments on priorities.] [Coach Fran O'HANLON - offers perspective on basketball and academics.]

Brown, Aaron;
Gibson, Charles

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.