Deion Sanders is leaving Jackson State and taking his talents to Boulder, Colorado. After telling the current Colorado players to look at the transfer portal, many are questioning if this brashness is the right approach. Will Prime find success with CU? Mitchell Schwartz and Joe Thomas discuss.
Dave Wannstedt goes one-on-one with South Carolina coach Shane Beamer. The two discuss beating Tennessee, NIL deals and coaching influences.
“The NCAA is really worthless,” said Paul Finebaum on ESPN’s Keyshawn, J-Will, and Zubin on Jul. 1, 2021, shortly after the NCAA announced a free-market approach to compensating athletes. While the NCAA loosened its vice grip on student-athletes’ ability to profit from their on-field or on-court success, I am not so sure that deregulating name, […]
Name, Image and Likeness was officially introduced into collegiate athletics on July 1 and the landscape of college sports changed forever. The preparation by some players was evident, as they wasted no time announcing new partnerships. Several athletes – such as University of Miami quarterback D’Eriq King and the Cainder sisters from Fresno State women’s […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
College athletic programs in at least six states will begin implementing “name, image and likeness” (NIL) policies beginning on July 1. Several other states have approved NIL policies that are set to be enacted in the coming years. College players can now use name, image and likeness for financial gain. But there is no national […]
Last week, we took a general look at how new state legislation regarding Name, Image, and Likeness is changing the landscape of college recruiting. After California passed the “Fair Pay to Play Act,” in September of 2019, other states raced to pass their own bills. To this point, 15 states have now passed legislation that will […]
The NCAA has long had a rigid standard of amateurism for its student-athletes. Because the NCAA has had a nearly complete monopsony on feeding athletic talent into professional sports leagues, athletes have essentially been forced to comply with the NCAA’s rules to maintain eligibility. Since the NCAA passed the “Sanity Code” in 1948, paying students […]