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As the NCAA and its highest-profile Division I member schools try to rein in booster-fueled organizations known as collectives, part of the solution could be taking down the firewalls between athletic departments and athletes when it comes to name, image and likeness compensation.
The increasing dollar amounts available to college athletes through the recent formation of collectives has drawn the attention of the NCAA, which this week released guidance for schools in the hopes of maintaining the original intent of NIL compensation.
Leagues, schools and some coaches worry the new free-for-all upends competitive balance, disrupts rosters and pushes more control over NCAA athletic programs to outside forces.
The Fever went into Monday night’s three-round draft with seven picks overall and ended up with two players from Baylor and one each from Louisville, Stanford, Jackson State, South Carolina and Indiana University.
The 14-year NFL veteran and 2016 league MVP left Atlanta and arrived at his new team complex Tuesday, hoping to become the third straight veteran quarterback to win a Super Bowl in his first season with a new team.
A group that advocates for college athletes has filed a federal complaint that claims NCAA Division I schools are violating the civil rights of Black basketball players and major college football players by prohibiting compensation.
Hoosiers For Good Inc. plans to partner with dozens of organizations across the state and help them connect with “community-minded athletes” at Indiana University to amplify fundraising, awareness and volunteerism efforts.
A graduate of Indianapolis Cathedral High School and a former ball boy for the Indiana Pacers, Doyle played all 131 games of his nine-year career with his hometown football team.
With owners and players unable to agree on a contract to replace the collective bargaining agreement that expired Dec. 1, Commissioner Rob Manfred canceled the first two series for each of the 30 teams, cutting each club’s schedule from 162 games to likely 156 at most.
Players and management started their eighth straight day of bargaining Monday at 10 a.m. and didn’t recess talks until 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.
U.S. women soccer players reached a landmark agreement with the sport’s American governing body to end a six-year legal battle over equal pay, a deal in which they are promised $24 million, plus bonuses that match those of the men.
The WNBA finds itself at a crossroads, of sorts, as viewership of the league continues to trend upward. With interest at an all-time high, but only 12 franchises in the league, the constant conversation centers on expansion.
National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo also threatened action against schools, conferences and the NCAA if they continue to use the term “student-athlete,” saying that it was created to obscure the employment relationship with college athletes and discourage them from pursuing their rights.
An attorney for Bose McKinney and Evans LLP, Tarter has initiated business ventures that raise funds for the Dropping Dimes charity, which distributes money to former ABA players in need.
The two-time All-Pro agreed on Sunday to a five-year contract extension that tops the five-year, $95.225 million contract Fred Warner recently signed with San Francisco, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
Peyton Manning has lived in Denver since retiring from the NFL a month after becoming the first quarterback to win Super Bowls with two different teams.
This month, the dam finally broke on college athletes getting paid as the NCAA scaled back its rules. But as some athletes cash in on that shift, a growing number of young basketball players are forgoing college and even high school to play in upstart professional leagues.
Here are some questions and answers about “NIL,” the shorthand most commonly used for athlete compensation tied to use of their name, image or likeness.
The 24-member NCAA Division I Board of Directors is expected to approve the historic recommendation Wednesday, the eve of the July 1 date that athletes rights advocates have been pointing toward with anticipation for months.