NCAA Seeks Congressional Input On NIL Compensation

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NCAA president Mark Emmert addressed issue of student-athlete compensation again last week. On the hour-long conference call, he spent about ten minutes discussing name, image, and likeness (NIL) compensation. We have covered NIL compensation in depth here at Last Word on College Football. Therefore, we are taking a look at Emmert’s comments as part of […] READ MORE


NCAA Offers NIL Compensation Guidance

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NCAA Offers NIL Compensation Guidance Beginning with our reporting on California’s Fair Pay to Play Act and the NCAA Board of Governor’s announcement that it would begin investigating name, image, and likeness (NIL) compensation of student athletes, we have been covering the possible mechanics and logistics of NIL compensation. Recently, however, the NCAA announced more details […] READ MORE


Impact of NIL Compensation on Recruiting

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Several months ago, we began our series analyzing the impact of the NCAA announcement to begin compensating student-athletes for their name, image, and likeness (“NIL”). That series started in earnest without discussion of the California “Fair Pay to Play Act.” Shortly thereafter, we reported that the NCAA instructed its divisions to investigate and implement rules […] 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


Who Will Pay Student Athletes?

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Last week, we wrote generally that the NCAA will explore compensation for use of student-athletes’ name, image, and likeness (“NIL”). As promised, we plan to consider the various questions that arise with NIL compensation over a series in the coming weeks and months. Perhaps the most important issue to consider, however, is this: Who will […] READ MORE