This is groundbreaking news!
Sports Center reported every NCAA athlete in the country will be able to make money from playing sports through endorsements and other ventures. This goes into effect on Thursday, July 1.
Breaking: Every NCAA athlete in the country will be able to make money from endorsements and through a variety of other ventures starting Thursday. pic.twitter.com/Iu3i8Q3p7x
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 30, 2021
On June 21, a unanimous Supreme Court announced student-athletes could receive “education-related” payments. It’s been decades since the Supreme Court even considered the issue. Students in the past expressed that they felt exploited. CNN notes the NCAA “argued that the spending caps at issue were necessary to preserve a distinction between amateur and pro sports.”
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