Friday Apr 29, 2022

Episode 98: Dehumanization and the NFL Draft with Ben Natan

SB Nation writer Ben Natan joins Nathan to discuss the NFL Draft, how it suppresses wages, and the ways in which the process generally dehumanizes and exploits players. The conversation also roves into some current issues in college sports, including a potential partnership between universities and the military to subsidize scholarships in exchange for service and the newest moral panic around NIL.

Check out Ben's piece on the shortcomings of NIL here. You can find him on Twitter @thebennatan.



For a transcription of this episode, please click here. (Updated semi-regularly Credit @punkademic)

Research Assistance for The End of Sport provided by Abigail Bomba.


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