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


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


NCAA Investigating Athlete Compensation

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NCAA Investigating Athlete Compensation On September 30, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law the California Fair Pay to Play Act. The Act, California’s Senate Bill 206, made California the first state to mandate deep reforms over how college athletes are compensated for their efforts. We discussed that law here. The NCAA’s initial reaction was […] READ MORE