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Apr 6, 2023

Welch Suggs, an associate professor of journalism at the University of Georgia and a former reporter at The Chronicle of Higher Education joins the podcast to look at the state of the name, image, and likeness (NIL) landscape for student athletes and college campuses. Where do we stand since the NIL era began in 2021? Which students are benefitting from these contracts? How much money are they making? And with no central authority regulating NIL, will Congress step in?

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Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:

Former President Donald Trump is on His Way to NY Ahead of His Arraignment

Fox 5 | April 3, 2023


Everything you Need to Know About the NCAA's NIL Debate

ESPN | Sept. 1, 2021


O'Bannon v. NCAA - 802 F.3d 1049 (9th Cir. 2015)


National Collegiate Athletic Association v. Alston


NIL Collectives Sprouting Up To Help Student-athletes with Monetization

Sports Business Journal | Feb. 16, 2022


The Endorsement Deals Shaping the N.C.A.A. Tournaments

The New York Times | April 2, 2023


New Endorsements for College Athletes Resurface an Old Concern: Sex Sells

The New York Times | Nov. 11, 2022


NCAA's Baker Continues To Push for Congressional NIL Solution

Sports Business Journal | April 3, 2023


Congressional Hearing Targets ‘NIL Chaos’ in College Sports

Associated Press | March 29, 2023