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Monica Lewinsky Can't Believe National Intern Day Is Really A Thing

Monica Lewinsky Can’t Believe National Intern Day Is Really A Thing

1. Unlike Unpaid Interns, Athletes Are Punished For Making Money Even When They’re “Off Work”

According to NCAA rules, a student-athlete “<a href=”http://www.pennathletics.com/pdf8/779383.pdf” target=”_blank”>may not benefit from the use of his or her name, likeness or image</a> used to promote or endorse a commercial product or entity.” This bizarre rule gained national attention in February, when University of Minnesota wrestler Joel Bauman alleged he <a href=”http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/28/sports/wrestler-hoping-to-inspire-through-song-loses-eligibility.html?_r=1&” target=”_blank”>lost his playing eligibility for selling a song under his own name.</a> (Texas A&M football player Johnny Manziel was also <a href=”http://sports.yahoo.com/news/ncaaf–johnny-manziel-s-suspension-exposes-ridiculousness-of-ncaa-s-double-standards-012517037.html” target=”_blank”>recently suspended</a> for signing autographs.)


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