Sports Biz Notebook: NAIA ADs react to landmark NIL legislation

The first official step toward college athletes receiving compensation happened last week. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics passed legislation to allow student-athletes the chance to be compensated for their name, image and likeness. This means NAIA athletes can be paid for promoting a product or local company or for making a public appearance. The legislation also allows the athletes to reference their own colleges in promotions or commercials. “I’m not sure there’s…

The first official step toward college athletes receiving compensation happened last week. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics passed legislation to allow student-athletes the chance to be compensated for their name, image and likeness. This means NAIA athletes can be paid for promoting a product or local company or for making a public appearance. The legislation also allows the athletes to reference their own colleges in promotions or commercials. “I’m not sure there’s…

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