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Monday, May 27, 2024

USC Grilled at Trial Over Future of College Athletes

  • Reporter Amanda Christovich joins Front Office Sports Today from Los Angeles to break down the trial.
  • USC sports administrators faced the brunt of questioning, with some uncomfortable moments on the stand.
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A trial brought by the National Labor Relations Board has produced uncomfortable moments for representatives of USC, as schools and the NCAA hope to maintain the amateurism model and prevent college athletes from becoming employees. Reporter Amanda Christovich reports from Los Angeles on some of the trial’s head-turning moments.

Plus, North Carolina is legalizing sports betting just in time for the ACC and NCAA tournaments, Ohio State is spending big to topple Michigan, and we look into the future of sports economics, including the role of private equity and the viability of major events like the Olympics with Deloitte analyst Pete Giorgio.

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