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Saturday, May 18, 2024

NCAA Opens Door to Athlete Compensation

  • NCAA president Charlie Baker wrote to Division I schools with a set of proposals.
  • The changes would allow for limited athlete compensation while preserving amateurism.
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NCAA president Charlie Baker penned a letter to all Division I schools proposing a set of changes related to athlete benefits and compensation that could allow college athletes to get paid while preserving amateurism. We dive into that and take a look at the transfer portal, which has admitted over a thousand college football players in its first 24 hours.

Plus, former president of Turner and current co-CEO of Horizon Sports & Experiences David Levy joins us with an inside look into how NBA media rights are negotiated as the league hashes out its next set of record-breaking deals.

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