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Former UCLA basketball star, Ed O’Bannon, recently filed an anti-trust lawsuit against the NCAA He is claiming the organization is violating anti-trust laws by limiting what athletes can receive for competing. O’Bannon says it is unfair that the NCAA can sell television rights and [...]

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The NCAA has been under fire recently The organization is facing multiple lawsuits over its definition of amateurism and whether or not collegiate athletes are fairly treated. Former University of Minnesota football player Kendall Gregory-McGhee recently added to the NCAA’s legal issues by [...]

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The NCAA has been strict on its amateurism rules since its creation However, the ruling that Northwestern athletes are employees who can unionize could change that. One fallout could mean changes to the agent rulesĀ as the NCAA may no longer be able to prevent these interactions if athletes are [...]

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Jeffrey Kessler Lawsuit The NCAA is currently basking in the glory of one of the best first weekends of the annual March Madness tournament in history – with major upsets, such as Mercer over Duke and North Dakota State over Oklahoma. However, it isn’t all good for the NCAA, as [...]

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NCAA Athlete Transfer University of Nevada Las Vegas guard, Bryce Dejean-Jones, is just the latest college athlete to consider requesting a transfer from his or her school and he most certainly won’t be the last. In most cases, athletes are required to sit out a year, but Dejean-Jones is [...]

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NCAA Athlete Compensation For a couple of years now, different parties have been making the argument that college athletes should be compensated for play, as athletic programs are bringing in millions upon millions of dollars each year. For example, USA Today reported that the University of [...]

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NCAA Compensation State of Affairs In the current climate, the compensation of college athletes is capped at an academic scholarship, which changes in value based on the school. No matter how famous – i.e. Johnny Manziel – any athlete who receives payment outside of a scholarship [...]

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NCAA Amateurism Amateurism is one of the most important things to the NCAA. It is why they are so adamant against paying athletes because amateurs don’t receive compensation. College athletes that lose amateur status are no longer able to participate. The following are some situations that [...]

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NCAA Rules too Strict? The NCAA has come under fire for many of its rules, and one recent suspension that could cause a stir is that of Oregon State starting pitcher, Ben Wetzler. He was recently ruled out for the first 11 games of the season after he sought the advice of a representative from [...]