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

White House weighing whether to get involved in name, image, likeness rights for college athletes

Name, image and likeness supporters may have a potential new advocate: the Trump administration. A White House spokesman told CBS Sports this week the Trump administration is evaluating whether “it would be appropriate for the federal government to become involved with policy solutions” regarding the fair treatment of college athletes. CBS Read more

Four takeaways from the name, image, likeness debate as NCAA prez Mark Emmert appears before Congress

A panel of five witnesses, including NCAA president Mark Emmert, testified before a U.S. Senate subcommittee on Tuesday as the issue of student-athletes profiting off of their name, image and likeness took a national stage in Washington, D.C. The hearing took place amid a growing belief that it will take Read more