John Oliver Blasts NCAA Over $1 Billion March Madness Scam [VIDEO]

Despite making over $1 billion in television ad revenue, student athletes aren’t paid a penny because they’re considered “amateurs” by NCAA standards.

With Tuesday marking the first round of the year’s biggest college tournament, John Oliver revealed some of the dirty practices of the NCAA on Sunday’s “Last Week Tonight.”

The NCAA has no intention of ever paying student athletes – despite bringing in more ad revenue than the Super Bowl and almost the entire NFL post-season combined and despite a former NCAA athlete letting it slip in an interview that “there [were] hungry nights where [he] couldn’t eat.”