The Wild West of College Football’s NIL Program

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Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) is an effort put forth to give collegiate athletes a chance at compensation from their name. For college athletics in general, it means opportunities for student-athletes to sell their own merchandise, partner with local businesses, or even sell their game-worn apparel. However, things are quickly changing as this idea infiltrates […] READ MORE


Meet Commissioner Kliavkoff

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When the Pac-12 says they are thinking outside the box, they take the term literally. There was NO ONE who follows the conference on a daily basis who had the name George Kliavkoff on their commissioner bingo card. Yet, the former MGM Resorts executive was announced as the conference’s new commissioner in a Thursday afternoon […] READ MORE


Will the NCAA Impose Limits on Athlete Compensation?

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Will the NCAA Impose Limits on Athlete Compensation? We have been exploring the details of the NCAA’s foray into the student-athlete name, likeness, and image (“NIL”) compensation. We began with a general review of the NCAA’s announcement that it would permit NIL compensation. Then, we continued by examining the question of who might actually be […] READ MORE