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The College Athlete Right to Organize Act | Will it Help?
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The College Athlete Right to Organize Act | Will it Help?

By Katie Lever, M.A.|June 1, 2021

Everybody seems to be against the NCAA these days, which, ironically, could turn out to be very good for college athletes. Last Thursday, Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Bernie Sanders...

Are Disparities of Recruiting During Covid-19 Affecting Athletes?
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Are Disparities of Recruiting During Covid-19 Affecting Athletes?

By Jordan Alcon|May 17, 2021

Imagine this. You are nearing the end of junior year with the optimistic mindset that in the coming fall, you’ll soon be officially committed to attend your dream school with...

NIL Update | What is Happening With the House Bill 617
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NIL Update | What is Happening With the House Bill 617

By Keirsten Sires|May 10, 2021

Last week, the state of Georgia entered the name, image, and likeness conversation with the passing of House Bill 617, which will grant athletes limited rights to their NILs in...

NCAA Gives Thumbs-Up to Student Athlete Level Playing Field Act. What Does That Mean?
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NCAA Gives Thumbs-Up to Student Athlete Level Playing Field Act. What Does That Mean?

By Katie Lever, M.A.|April 29, 2021

As we approach July 1st, which is the date that the name, image, and likeness laws in Alabama and Mississippi are set to go into effect, the NCAA has its...

What is the NCAA Doing in the Supreme Court? The Basics of NCAA v. Alston
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What is the NCAA Doing in the Supreme Court? The Basics of NCAA v. Alston

By Katie Lever, M.A.|April 5, 2021

What is the case about and why is it in the news? NCAA v. Alston is not about name, image, and likeness (NIL) rights, athletic compensation, or athletic employment. The...

NCAA Rules for Protecting Student-Athlete’s Eligibility While Raising funds for Social Justice
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NCAA Rules for Protecting Student-Athlete’s Eligibility While Raising funds for Social Justice

By Janice Shin|April 1, 2021

With the current pandemic and social climate, there is a call on student-athletes to use their platform to raise awareness and funds. And as groups like Athletes for Change. There...

What is Going on in Women’s NCAA Sports Right Now?
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What is Going on in Women’s NCAA Sports Right Now?

By Katie Lever, M.A.|March 22, 2021

The NCAA has been under quite a bit of fire for the past few days, and for good reason.  I’m sure you’ve heard the news—before Dick’s Sporting Goods donated a...

New NIL Bills | What Does 2021 Have in Store So Far?
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New NIL Bills | What Does 2021 Have in Store So Far?

By Katie Lever, M.A.|March 4, 2021

We’re just over two months into the new year, and a lot is happening in college sports. The Supreme Court will be reviewing NCAA v. Alston soon, literally dozens of...

NIL Update, Kicking the Can
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NIL Update, Kicking the Can

By Katie Lever, M.A.|January 18, 2021

Those of us paying attention to the college athlete name, image, and likeness conversation will have to wait a little longer for updates—today, the NCAA decided to delay its decision...

New NIL Bill Alert | Examining the Collegiate Athletic Compensation Rights Act
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New NIL Bill Alert | Examining the Collegiate Athletic Compensation Rights Act

By Katie Lever, M.A.|December 17, 2020

As college athlete name, image, and likeness chatter continues at the close of the year, Mississippi senator Roger Wicker has entered the chat with a new federal NIL bill.  Last...

PGA Golfer, Fred Funk, on JuCo & Being Cut from Maryland
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PGA Golfer, Fred Funk, on JuCo & Being Cut from Maryland

By Keirsten Sires|December 10, 2020

Fred Funk has been a Stryker brand ambassador since 2011 and is one of the most recognizable names and personalities in professional golf. Funk underwent total knee replacement in November 2009 and...

Name, Image, and Likeness Update | NCAA Proposal
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Name, Image, and Likeness Update | NCAA Proposal

By Katie Lever, M.A.|October 15, 2020

On Monday night (10-5-2020) Sports Illustrated announced the NCAA’s latest proposal for modifications to its existing NIL rules. Although the proposal isn’t perfect, it’s the most liberal proposal yet, and...

NAIA gives Athletes Access to Name, Image and Likeness
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NAIA gives Athletes Access to Name, Image and Likeness

By Katie Lever, M.A.|October 13, 2020

On October 7, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics made history when it became the first collegiate sports organization to pass reform allowing college athletes to earn compensation for use...

Pro Soccer Player Talks Chances of a JuCo Athlete Going DI
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Pro Soccer Player Talks Chances of a JuCo Athlete Going DI

By Gema Fernandez|September 14, 2020

Kathellen Sousa is a professional soccer player who graduated from the University of Central Floridain 2018. Kathellen is originally from Sao Vincente, Brazil. She played her first two years in...

Fall  Eligibility Update Amidst COVID-19
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Fall Eligibility Update Amidst COVID-19

By Katie Lever, M.A.|August 27, 2020

Last Friday, the NCAA announced that all fall athletes will receive eligibility relief amidst COVID-19. While this sounds like a free ticket to an extra season of eligibility, there are...

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