NCAA Supreme Court Ruling

NCAA Supreme Court Ruling

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Gas Prices, NCAA Decision, Third Parties

Episode: Gas Prices, NCAA Decision, Third Parties

  • Jul 13, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 21:04 mins

The playing field for college athletes is shifting. The NCAA just implemented a new rule allowing college players to cut their own sponsorship deals and make money off their social media presence. Now a unanimous Supreme Court ruling is forcing the NCAA to relax its strict limits on what education-related benefits colleges can offer sports stars—things like computers and paid internships. Is it only a matter of time before college athletes are getting salaries and signing bonuses? Marc Edelman, professor of sports law at Baruch College, City University in New York, analyzes the financial situation of college athletes. (Segment produced by Olivia Young) (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)