Alex Ursino

Alex Ursino

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Thank You, Next: How High-Dollar Coaching Contracts Are Changing College Football

On November 29th, 2021, Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports tweeted that Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly would be leaving for LSU. Two days later, during the college football playoff rankings show, Committee Chair Gary Barta stated that the committee’s protocols evaluated player and coach availability, indicating that Kelly leaving Notre Dame could potentially affect […]

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Everything You Need to Know About NIL

Everything You Need to Know About NIL

After almost two years of discussions, debates and lots of questions, July 1 is here. July 1, 2021, has been a looming deadline for the NCAA, as Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) laws go into effect in 12 states. After a failed attempt to quickly pass federal legislation before July 1 to preempt state legislation […]

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‘The NCAA Is Not Above the Law’

‘The NCAA Is Not Above the Law’

The Supreme Court on Monday unanimously affirmed the 9th circuit’s decision in NCAA v. Alston. The Court found that the NCAA could not limit education-related benefits, meaning things like computers, graduate school and vocational school tuition, internships, and academic achievement awards. While the Court affirmed that the NCAA could not limit education-related benefits, the NCAA […]

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The Week Ahead: Important Dates on the College Sports Calendar

The Week Ahead: Important Dates on the College Sports Calendar

The start of the college football season is still two months away, but there is a lot going on behind the scenes. The next two weeks have the potential to vastly change the landscape of college sports forever. Here are some important dates you need to know: June 21: Supreme Court ruling The Supreme Court […]

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