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
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
When the NCAA promised to explore rule changes related to name, image, and likeness (“NIL”) and subsequently released a working group report proposing an outline for legislation on the issue, many praised the passage of California’s Fair Pay to Play Act (“FPP”) as forcing the … [Read more...] about What If the NCAA Litigated State NIL Legislation?
NCAA Slates “NIL” Proposal for Vote October 20, 2020 Time to Read: 3 minutes Practices: Sports To read this article as originally published on the Ropes & Gray website, click here. As part of its continuing effort to address student-athlete compensation issues, the NCAA … [Read more...] about Ropes & Gray – NCAA Slates “NIL” Proposal for Vote