News Special Today on the NCAA’s Treatment of College Athletes

Louisville Cardinals guard Kevin Ware’s injury during Sunday’s Elite Eight game sparked several articles looking at how college athletes are treated, raising questions about healthcare and the ever-present issue of whether they should be paid.

One of those writers, Salon’s David Sirota, will discuss his recent story Will Ware be Stuck with the Bill and the general topic of compensating college athletes on WFPL today.

Sirota will join WFPL’s Jonathan Bastian at 1:30 this afternoon. Listen at 89.3 or stream at

Joseph Lord

Joseph Lord is the online managing editor for WFPL.