From September 2019—when California became the first state to pass a name, image, and likeness (NIL) law—until now, the intercollegiate athletic community has fielded a deluge of new enacted and proposed regulations from states, Congress, the NCAA, and now individual … [Read more...] about The NIL Era Has Arrived: What the Coming of July 1 Means for the NCAA
March 31, 2021 marked an important moment in the history of college sports. The Supreme Court heard oral argument in a case involving the NCAA for the first time in nearly 40 years. This article provides a comprehensive summary of that argument. What is Alston and how did we … [Read more...] about NCAA v. Alston at the Supreme Court
To read this article as originally published on Ropes & Gray's website, click here. To address student–athlete compensation issues, the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Council approved and introduced a proposal that would allow student–athletes, under … [Read more...] about Ropes & Gray – In Licensing Journal, Attorneys Examine NCAA Student-Athlete “Right of Publicity” Proposal
The wait is over. Earlier this month, EA Sports announced that it would revive its popular college football video game franchise NCAA Football. This time around, however, the game will be called EA Sports College Football. The name is not the only thing that will be different … [Read more...] about EA Sports Returns to College Football: What to Do About the Roster Share Feature?
In the midst of the ongoing debate over student-athlete compensation and the expansion of Name, Image, and Likeness rights, a Professor at Georgia Tech, and former college athlete himself, Baratunde Cola, has proposed a unique idea: have student-athletes create nonprofit … [Read more...] about Analyzing a Creative NIL Proposal – Interview with HLS Clinical Professor Brian Price