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July 20, 2021

Adult video website wants to sign NIL deals with college athletes

Drew Franklin 12:00pm July 20, 2021 7/20/21

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CamSoda is an adult video streaming website with content of explicit nature for very mature audiences only (so I’ve heard), but now the porn company is looking to expand its video catalog to include personalized videos from college athletes. CamSoda announced it is seeking Name, Image, Likeness deals with NCAA student-athletes willing to give fans…

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July 13, 2021

Kentucky Basketball players partnering with ProCampsU

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:00pm July 13, 2021 7/13/21 Comments Disabled

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Camps will be a big revenue driver in the Name, Image, and Likeness era of college athletics, and today, several Kentucky Basketball players announced partnerships with ProCampsU and G3 Marketing to create and manage their events. So far, Keion Brooks, Kellan Grady, Sahvir Wheeler, Jacob Toppin, Dontaie Allen, Lance Ware, and Bryce Hopkins are in,…

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July 7, 2021

Dontaie Allen files trademarks for shoe, clothing line, camps

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:45am July 7, 2021 7/7/21

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Dontaie Allen was the first University of Kentucky player to announce a deal when Name, Image, Likeness laws went into effect July 1, and according to a new report, that hustle continues. Josh Gerben is reporting that Allen filed two trademarks on July 1: “A11EN,” featuring his jersey number, and “Dontaie Allen.” The trademarks were…

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July 2, 2021

WATCH: Kentucky Football launches “BBNIL” campaign

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm July 2, 2021 7/2/21

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Last night, the Kentucky Basketball program released its “BBNIL” video to show support for athletes profiting off their name, image, and likeness. Today, the football team followed suit. Watch below as UK Director of Athletics Communications and Public Relations Susan Lax describes how Kentucky prepares its players for the NFL and beyond. The backdrop of…

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WATCH: Kentucky Basketball releases “BBNIL” trailer

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00am July 2, 2021 7/2/21

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The first 24 hours of the NIL era of college athletics showed us how some schools are embracing the change while others are, shall we say, more hesitant. Despite Mitch Barnhart’s lukewarm press conference on NIL last week, Kentucky Basketball broke out the big guns to prove the program is all-in on its players profiting…

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July 1, 2021

What we’ve learned on Day 1 of the Name, Image, Likeness era

Aaron Torres 6:00pm July 1, 2021 7/1/21

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In sports, terms like “game-changing,” “groundbreaking” and “historic” get thrown around far too often. But it isn’t hyperbole to say that today, July 1st, truly is historic in the history of college sports. That’s because today is the day that amateurism officially died, and we entered a whole new, historic world. Today we entered the…

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Kellan Grady signs off-court footwear deal with ISlide

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:20pm July 1, 2021 7/1/21

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Another Kentucky Wildcat is joining the NIL party. Kellan Grady just announced he has signed an off-court footwear deal with ISlide, a company that makes custom sandals. The “Kellan Grady University of Kentucky Collection” features eight different styles priced at $44.99. All are officially licensed UK products and feature either the UK logo or wordmark.…

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WATCH: Kentucky Basketball takes over Cameo

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm July 1, 2021 7/1/21

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With NIL laws now in effect, Kentucky Basketball players have started popping up on Cameo, an online service that lets people hire celebrities to create personalized video messages. Jacob Toppin, Kellan Grady, and Davion Mintz were among the first to join this morning, but now, practically the entire team is on Cameo, offering to do…

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Kentucky’s NIL Policy: What You Need To Know

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:40am July 1, 2021 7/1/21

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The NIL era of college athletics is finally here. Hours before the floodgates opened for student-athletes to profit off their name, image, and likeness, UK Athletics published its NIL policy, giving a slightly clearer picture on what’s allowed under the new rules and what’s not. You can read the policy in its entirety here, but…

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June 30, 2021

Today on KSR: NCAA & NIL, Mintz’s birthday, Duren’s visit

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:00am June 30, 2021 6/30/21 Comments Disabled

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Good morning, friends, and welcome to the final day of June, otherwise known as the calm before the storm for college athletics. Tomorrow, Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) laws go into effect in eight states, including Kentucky, and in turn, the NCAA Board of Directors is expected to pass an interim policy this afternoon to…

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