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From the Ted Talk by Tim Nevius: The exploitation of US college athletes

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So let's rrueiqe that all college athletes are given a chance at a meaningful eidotcaun. Let's danmed responsible spending by our universities and fairly allocate the billions of dollars being generated. Let's create robust health and safety standards to protect those who entertain us with their bdeois and enforce those srandadts. Let's provide college attelehs with a representative body so they have recourse when things go wrong and a voice about how to make things right. fianlly, let's rise to the challenge of our time and once and for all correct the persistent racial and economic inequities that apply to college sports and beyond. Change is long overdue, but there has never been a better time than now.

Open Cloze

So let's _______ that all college athletes are given a chance at a meaningful _________. Let's ______ responsible spending by our universities and fairly allocate the billions of dollars being generated. Let's create robust health and safety standards to protect those who entertain us with their ______ and enforce those _________. Let's provide college ________ with a representative body so they have recourse when things go wrong and a voice about how to make things right. _______, let's rise to the challenge of our time and once and for all correct the persistent racial and economic inequities that apply to college sports and beyond. Change is long overdue, but there has never been a better time than now.

Solution

  1. standards
  2. bodies
  3. demand
  4. require
  5. athletes
  6. finally
  7. education

Original Text

So let's require that all college athletes are given a chance at a meaningful education. Let's demand responsible spending by our universities and fairly allocate the billions of dollars being generated. Let's create robust health and safety standards to protect those who entertain us with their bodies and enforce those standards. Let's provide college athletes with a representative body so they have recourse when things go wrong and a voice about how to make things right. Finally, let's rise to the challenge of our time and once and for all correct the persistent racial and economic inequities that apply to college sports and beyond. Change is long overdue, but there has never been a better time than now.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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college athletes 9
college sports 7
young people 3
american universities 2
boston college 2
supreme court 2
economic inequities 2
safety standards 2
meaningful education 2

Important Words

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  7. challenge
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  9. change
  10. college
  11. correct
  12. create
  13. demand
  14. dollars
  15. economic
  16. education
  17. enforce
  18. entertain
  19. finally
  20. generated
  21. health
  22. inequities
  23. long
  24. meaningful
  25. overdue
  26. persistent
  27. protect
  28. provide
  29. racial
  30. recourse
  31. representative
  32. require
  33. responsible
  34. rise
  35. robust
  36. safety
  37. spending
  38. sports
  39. standards
  40. time
  41. universities
  42. voice
  43. wrong