Overtime, Opendorse Launch Program For College Athletes, Schools For Upcoming Name, Image, Likeness Changes

In January, the NCAA is expected to approve changes that will allow Division I athletes to make money off their name, image and likeness (NIL for short) after decades of pushback and punishment where making any kind of revenue while an amateur was college sports’ cardinal sin.

Student-athletes will, as soon as next fall, be able to give paid private lessons, operate clinics, charge for autographs, profit from endorsements, enter deals with agents and crowdfund as long as the college’s name or logo is not mentioned, according to a thorough National Law Review article published last week.

This is going to impact tens of thousands

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