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July 15, 2021

NCAA President Mark Emmert ready to consider major changes in college sports, per reports

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm July 15, 2021 7/15/21

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NIL is already making Mark Emmert reconsider the future. According to multiple reports published on Thursday night, NCAA President Mark Emmert told of a small pool of reporters that the “time is right to consider a decentralized and deregulated version of college sports, shifting power to conferences and campuses and reconsidering how schools are aligned.” The…

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June 30, 2021

NCAA approves interim NIL policy in all 50 states

Drew Franklin 11:00pm June 30, 2021 6/30/21

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Beginning tomorrow, college athletes can earn money for their name, their image and/or their likeness, without any repercussion from the NCAA. A debate that has gone on for years is now dead, and the college athletics you once knew dies with it. With the clock winding down before tomorrow’s July 1 date puts NIL into…

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June 28, 2021

NCAA’s NIL Legislation expected to pass Wednesday

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm June 28, 2021 6/28/21

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On Thursday, Name, Image, and Likeness laws go into effect in at least eight states, including Kentucky (just this morning, Ohio and Illinois joined the group). With the clock ticking, the NCAA is scrambling to put together temporary NIL legislation to keep the guardrails on college athletics. As we speak, the Division I Council is…

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June 27, 2021

The NCAA almost got it right

Eric Decker 1:00pm June 27, 2021 6/27/21

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They almost did it, they really did. Right as the NCAA had the chance to pounce on the opportunity for any positive press, they–without fail–returned back to their usual standards of operation. Sure, they were bullied by the Supreme Court into entering the NIL era of college athletics but it doesn’t really matter at this…

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June 24, 2021

NCAA set to adopt simplified NIL guidelines allowing states to follow its laws without penalty

Jack Pilgrim 12:30pm June 24, 2021 6/24/21

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As Kentucky prepares to implement its own name, image and likeness guidelines starting July 1, the NCAA has made it clear it will not stand in the way of individual states enforcing their own laws. According to Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger, the NCAA is expected to adopt a “more permissive, alternative model” that will allow…

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June 23, 2021

NCAA’s Mark Emmert pushing for temporary NIL guidelines by July 1

Jack Pilgrim 3:00pm June 23, 2021 6/23/21

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Temporary name, image and likeness guidelines are expected to be in place by July 1, NCAA president Mark Emmert announced in a memo issued to administrators in all three Divisions. In the memo obtained by Nicole Auerbach of The Athletic, Emmert made it clear that while permanent measures were unlikely to be finalized in the…

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June 22, 2021

The NCAA is modifying its NIL legislation at the eleventh hour

Nick Roush 10:00am June 22, 2021 6/22/21

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The Supreme Court’s recent ruling has NCAA officials reconsidering their approach to NIL rights legislation just days before state laws go into effect July 1. The hilarious dysfunction is what we’ve come to know and love from the NCAA, and in this case it just might end up benefitting Kentucky. Initially the Division I Council…

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June 21, 2021

Supreme Court Smacks Down the NCAA

Nick Roush 10:55am June 21, 2021 6/21/21

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College athletics have forever changed. The scope and significance of the Supreme Court’s latest decision is still unknown. One thing we do know is that the NCAA’s amateurism crutch has been put out to pasture. In the case of the NCAA v. Alston, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled for a group of former college athletes.…

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June 20, 2021

Chin Coleman says that “no one” is working harder to understand NIL rules than John Calipari

Zack Geoghegan 3:15pm June 20, 2021 6/20/21

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Name, image, and likeness is going to turn college basketball up on its head–whenever the laws are finally set into place. Time is running low on the July 1 start date, when a handful of states will have NIL legislation ready to roll and student-athletes will be legally allowed to make money off of their…

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June 18, 2021

NCAA’s Mark Emmert urging action for NIL rules or he will step in

Zack Geoghegan 10:30pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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With July 1 quickly approaching, the need for regulated NIL rules continues to grow more and more necessary each day. According to the Associated Press, NCAA President Mark Emmert is already preparing for the event that the Divison I Council does not pass a name, image, and likeness (NIL) proposal that has been stalled since January.…

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