IJune 30, 2021 Going down in history at the Games in the United States. This is the day you can’t say amateur when talking about college athletes. The NCAA is professional in a decision that will completely change the landscape of grassroots sports in the United States.
The NCAA Board of Directors this Wednesday approved one of the largest events in the history of the college athletic program, opening the door to nearly half a million athletes. Start earning income from your fame without the fear of risking your qualifications Put your school in question by one university or another, or for violating the rules of amateur sport that have existed for decades.
It’s a decision that had been expected for months, once state after state passed laws that practically invalidated the NCAA rules on the matter.
“It’s a Very Important Day for College Athletes Since everyone will be able to take advantage of his name and image”, NCAA President Mark Emmert analyzed.
The NCAA’s Restrictions on Athletes Receiving Originally Payment for sponsorship, promotion or public performance. This applies to three divisions, ie it affects approximately 460,000 varsity athletes.
Athletes can also reach agreements with agents, something that some people had already done, albeit in secret and at the risk of a significant penalty. Now they can so freely notify their school of any contracts that “must ensure that these activities comply with state laws.”
At the end of March, the Supreme Court already spoke against nca rulesTo prohibit admission to university athletes by name or image. However the process stopped and now amert And the NCAA are working to advance a federal law that regulates that nationally.
The problem was that some states passed laws against NCAA rules, and the NCAA was forced to seek a temporary position to prevent some athletes from having income and others not. The idea is to establish general rules for the entire US territory. In which the word ‘amateur’ is removed by June 30. The landscape of college sports in the United States, for better or worse, will no longer be the same.
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