The Indianapolis-based NCAA took a major step Tuesday toward allowing college athletes to cash in on their fame, voting to permit them to “benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness.”
The Indianapolis-based NCAA’s Board of Governors is urging Gov. Gavin Newsom not to sign a California bill that would allow college athletes to receive money for their names, likenesses or images.
More than 50,000 former college athletes next month will begin collecting portions of a $208 million class-action settlement paid by Indianapolis-based NCAA in a case that challenged its caps on compensation.
Indianapolis-based NCAA President Mark Emmert says a judge’s recent ruling in a federal antitrust lawsuit again reinforced that college athletes should be treated as students not employees.
The Indianapolis-based NCAA is facing more than 300 lawsuits from former college football players who claim their concussions were mistreated, leading to medical problems spanning from headaches to depression and, in some cases, early onset Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s disease.
A federal jury found three men guilty of fraud charges for channeling secret payments to the families of top-tier basketball recruits to influence their choices of schools, apparel companies and agents.
The NCAA plans to study how the expansion of legalized betting could affect college athletics and member schools. The Supreme Court opened the door for states to have legal wagering on sporting events when it struck down a federal ban in May.
A group of former University of Louisville men’s basketball players have sued the NCAA over the organization’s vacation of the Cardinals’ 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four.
A proposed antitrust class action over the Indianapolis-based National Collegiate Athletic Association’s rule requiring transferring students to sit out a year was rightly dismissed, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.
The Indianapolis-based National Collegiate Athletic Association is headed to trial in a case that could fundamentally change college sports, opening the door for student athletes to collect more compensation.
Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino believes the school should take legal action against the NCAA after the governing body nullified the Cardinals of the 2013 men’s basketball title. He said the Indianapolis-based NCAA’s decision to have Louisville vacate the title as part of sanctions for a sex scandal was unfair.
Eighteen states, including Indiana, have joined New Jersey at the United States Supreme Court in crying foul over a 25-year-old federal statute that prevents them from legalizing gambling on collegiate and professional basketball, football, baseball and other sporting events.
NCAA member schools will be required to provide yearly sexual violence education for all college athletes, coaches and athletics administrators under a policy announced Thursday by the Indianapolis-based organization’s board of governors.