So they should be employees of the college and not students? That's fine, what ever their tuition costs, give them that. And if they want to attend college they can pay for it.They have a highly sought after talent that the University desires and they want to maximize the reward they get for exercising that skill or talent.
Yeah it benefits the students a lot more, they have the opportunity to become pro game players and make millions. Wait, no it doesn't benefit one side over the other.At the moment it seems to me like its a mutually beneficial relationship but one side benefits quite a bit more.*
These guys are shooting themselves in the foot. Someone is only worth what they are worth. And the world is flooded with people that would rather play games than have a real job. Where greedy John wants money for being given this opportunity, Paul over here will take the opportunity for free. And there are way more Pauls than there are Johns.
I know less. I am not the least bit interested in watching grown men/junkies play children's games.*Disclaimer: I know very little about sports. This is based on a cursory review of a few articles on the matter.