• Keeping schools out of NIL dealings opened door for boosters

    10 days ago - By Bésame

    By trying to limit how much schools can help college athletes cashing in on their fame, the NCAA seems to have inadvertently opened the door for boosters to get a foothold in a burgeoning market.
    Now, as the NCAA and its highest-profile Division I member schools try to rein in booster-fueled organizations known as collectives, part of the solution could be taking down the firewalls between athletic departments and athletes when it comes to name, image and likeness compensation.
    “The school is who helps the athlete when they have an injury″ said Jim Cavale, the CEO of INFLCR, a company that...
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