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Are NCAA players uncompensated employees of the organization?
Chris Hayes reports on Louisville Cardinals’ Kevin Ware’s crippling injury at Sunday night’s NCAA tournament, and says that there’s a more pressing question at hand: if college basketball players are paid in scholarship dollars, what happens when an athlete is out of the game? And who foots the medical bills—the “employer” (the college) or the student and his family?