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Wednesday, 27 January 2021

NCAA ruling for student athletes to make money from their likeness

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NCAA ruling for student athletes to make money from their likeness
NCAA ruling for student athletes to make money from their likeness

A ruling by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Board of Governors passed unanimously to allow student athletes to make money off their own image and likeness.

UNANIMOUSLY TOALLOW STUDENT-ATHLETES TO MAKEMONEY OFF THIEROWN IMAGE ANDLIKENESS...N-B-C 26'S ABIGAILHANTKE IS LIVE AFTERASKING HOWCOMMUNITYMEMBERS FEELABOUT THIS..ABIGAIL?STACY, I'M HERE ATTHE RESCH CENTER,WHERE U-W GREENBAY ALSO PLAYS...BUT IF YOU TAKE ALOOK AT OURFACEBOOK POLL,THERE ARE SEVERALMORE PEOPLE WHOARE AGAINST THISNEW RULING, THANARE FORIT....HOWEVER, THATWASN'T THE CASEWHEN I WAS TALKINGWITH PEOPLE IN THECOMMUNITY TODAY...YESTERDAY, THISRULING WASAPPROVED...IT IS FORALL THREE DIVISIONSWITHIN THE N-C-A-A....FOR EXAMPLE, ASTUDENT ATHLETEMIGHT BE ABLE TOMAKE MONEY OFF OFA JERSEY THAT ASCHOOL SELLS WITHTHEIR NAME ONIT....BUT IT STILLMEANS SCHOOLSWOULD NOT BE ABLETO PAY ATHLETESDIRECTLY FORPLAYING FOR THEIRTEAMS...THEDECISION CAMEAFTER CALIFORNIAPASSED A SIMILARLAW.whether youre for oragainst it.

I think oncecalifornia made the ruling,it opened up the door forother states to follow.THERE ARE STILLSEVERAL VARIABLESAROUND THE RULINGTHAT NEED TO BEFIGURED OUT.

THEN-C-A-A SAYS EACHDIVISION HAS TOCOME UP WITH THEIROWN SET OF RULESBY JANUARY 20-21....WE DID REACH OUTTO UW-GREEN BAYFOR COMMENT, BUTHAVE NOT HEARDBACK....LIVE INASHWAUBENON,ABIGAIL HANTKE,NBC26

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