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Editorial: Pay college athletes? As the NCAA dawdles, lawmakers act.

Big-time college sports is knee-deep in money. Last year, the two schools in the national title football game, Clemson and Alabama, had more than $57 million in ticket revenue. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has a 10-year contract worth $93 million.

UCLA's sponsorship deal with Under Armour will earn the university $280 million over 15 years. The Big Ten's six-year partnership with

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