The NCAA announced on Wednesday the support of a proposal for college athletes to profit off their name, image and likeness. The day marked an important step in the NIL legislation, which should be formally passed in January and put in place in time to start the 2021 football season.
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- What is significant about this annoucement from the NCAA?
- In your opinion, is this the right decision from the NCAA? Why or why not?
- In your opinion, does this open the door to college athletes being paid by the colleges they play for? Why or why not?
- According to this news story, what types of businesses are most likely to sign deals with college athletes?
- According to this story, how might sneaker companies be impacted by the new rule?
- How might recruiting change based on the new rule? Why is that significant?