NAIA set to pass liberal name, image and likeness legislation ahead of the NCAA

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) will consider name, image and likeness legislation that would essentially allow unlimited outside compensation for athletes based on their fame. Schools in the small-college organization recently received proposed legislation that removes the word “reasonable” from previous NAIA rules that Read more

Florida Senate legislation declares Florida State the 2020 men’s basketball national champion

A Florida State graduate in the Florida state senate has declared his alma mater the 2020 NCAA basketball champions in a resolution that passed the Florida senate by a 37-2 vote Friday. Joe Gruters, a republican from Sarasota, introduced the resolution, which included the following wording: “Be it resolved by Read more

Congressman Anthony Gonzalez leans on experience to help craft federal athletes’ rights legislation

It all hit Anthony Gonzalez about 15 years ago during his time as an Ohio State wide receiver. It was tradition for the Buckeyes to sign autographs for fans after games. “As players, you prioritize the kids. So you go through and want to get every single kid,” Gonzalez said. Read more