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New NCAA president Charlie Baker calls out ‘big mistake’ previous leadership made regarding NIL rules

College athletes making money off their name, image and likeness rights has been a great thing for many. However, because there are no set national rules surrounding NIL, some athletes have also been hurt by the lack of regulation and transparency. Because of this, college sports officials, from Alabama coach Nick Saban to NCAA president…

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Tommy Tuberville

Alabama Sen. Tommy Tuberville calls current NIL system ‘a disaster’

A contingent of college coaches, administrators, and executives are in Washington D.C. this week to lobby for comprehensive federal regulations of name, image and likeness rights for college athletes. But one former SEC football coach, Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL), who is in Congress, says the current system is “a disaster.” RELATED: Penny Hardaway says recruiting…

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Hunter Yurachek

Arkansas AD Hunter Yurachek says NIL is creating ‘issues’ because athletes rather stay in school than go pro

The SEC is going to Washington, and the latest power player to join the delegation is Arkansas athletic director Hunter Yurachek. Several prominent members of the conference are going to Washington D.C. to lobby Congress for federal regulations regarding college name, image and likeness rights. Confirmed members of this group include Alabama football coach Nick…

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US Capitol

Nick Saban, NIL collectives, SEC commish Greg Sankey lead charge to ask Congress for NIL help

Alabama coach Nick Saban, who dominated college football during the pre-NIL days, is leading the charge up Capitol Hill to ask Congress for help regulating name, image and likeness rights. Saban has given half-hearted endorsements in the past regarding college athletes getting paid, but he’s mostly been an outspoken critic of what he sees as…

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Blueprint Sports

Blueprint Sports inks groundbreaking deal with NIL software provider Basepath

Creating and operating an NIL collective just got a whole lot easier as Blueprint Sports (BPS), a leading NIL marketplace management company backed by eight-time Grand Slam tennis champion Andre Agassi, announced an exclusive partnership with NIL software provider Basepath. RELATED: Loyola-focused NIL collective ‘Keepers of the Culture’ forms through Blueprint Sports Since 2020, Agassi’s…

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