Now that the Georgia Senate runoff elections have concluded and it appears that the Democrats will eventually win control of the Senate, the question now is: what does that mean for college athletics? Senator Booker (D-NJ) introduced and Senator Blumenthal (D-CT) co-sponsored a bill that would … [Read more...] about What Happens Next…?
Within the last two weeks, college football players from the B1G, SEC, and PAC-12 conferences have banded together and have publicly posted a series of demands they want to see in place ahead of the potential Fall 2020 season. Student-athletes in the PAC-12 conference go as far as to suggest that … [Read more...] about Changes on the Horizon
To date, several conferences have canceled all Fall sports for the upcoming season (including football) and the Big Ten & PAC-12 conferences made the move to in-conference opponents only. Unfortunately, with the COVID-19 cases spiking around the country, it’s hard to envision a scenario in which … [Read more...] about The Reality of a Fall Without College Football
On Wednesday, April 29th, 2020, the NCAA’s NIL (name, image, and likeness) working group announced proposed changes that would allow its collegiate student-athletes to benefit from the use of their own name, image, and likeness from sponsorship agreements. The proposed changes announced seem to be … [Read more...] about What does the NCAA’s report on NIL Really Mean?
Alston v. NCAA Featuring Judge Claudia Wilken: What’s Next for College Athletics? Currently the most influential person in all of collegiate athletics is someone (for all intents and purposes) that many fans do not know. This person is not a University President, Conference Commissioner, Coach, … [Read more...] about Alston v. NCAA Featuring Judge Claudia Wilken: What’s Next for College Athletics?
One of the most significant challenges facing Division 1 college athletics has to do with the revenue from its two largest sources: tickets sales and broadcasting rights. Before I begin this discussion, several points of clarification must be made. First, it must be clearly understood that not all … [Read more...] about Ticket Sales vs. Broadcast Rights in Division 1 College Athletics
Every few months there are hundreds (is it not thousands?) of high school student-athletes that embark on their journey to continue playing their sports in college. There is excitement about starting a new athletic journey, seeing just how much their talent can develop, and finding out what can be … [Read more...] about Helpful tips for High School Athletes Looking to Transition to College Athletes
For students and student-athletes alike, college is seen as “some of the best times of your life.” College is a time when students leave the comfort of home and try to navigate the college environment on their own without the aid of parental supervision. Although an exciting time in everyone’s life, … [Read more...] about Navigating the College Landscape as a Student-Athlete