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Monday, May 20, 2024

Val Ackerman on College Athlete Employment: ‘Nobody’s Ready’

  • Big East commissioner Val Ackerman is wary of the major changes coming to collegiate sports.
  • She discusses the possibility of athletes becoming unionized employees, and how overlapping rules are creating confusion around the future of college athletics.

Big East commissioner Val Ackerman is wary of the major changes coming to college sports, including the possibility of athletes becoming unionized employees. She joins the show to discuss how the overlapping web of school, conference, state, and federal rules and bylaws create a sea of confusion regarding the future of college sports.

Plus, a potential betting scandal encircles Temple University, a new college basketball tournament shows what is possible in the NIL era, and Roger Clemens comes out of retirement …. for the Savannah Bananas.

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