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NCAA-Scholarship Value Lawsuit

FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2010, file photo, West Virginia running back Shawne Alston (20) is tackled from behind during an NCAA football game against Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh. In a ruling that could help push changes in college athletics, the Supreme Court on Monday, June 21, 2021 unanimously ruled that the NCAA can’t enforce certain rules limiting the education-related benefits — things like computers and graduate scholarships — that colleges offer athletes. The ruling came from former athletes who brought the case, including Alston.

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College Student-Athletes Can Now Be Paid For Use Of Their Name, Likeness And Image

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday signed into law the Student-Athlete Endorsement Rights Act, which grants college student-athletes the right to financially benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness.

Reset talks with a reporter about the potential consequences of the new rules and the history and background of sports amateurism.

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