NCAA Votes To Change Rules On College Athlete Compensation

NCAA Votes To Change Rules On College Athlete Compensation
In this March 18, 2015, file photo, the NCAA logo is at center court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, for the NCAA college basketball second and third round games. In a surprise vote on Oct. 29, 2019, the NCAA voted to change its rules on college athlete compensation. Keith Srakocic / Associated Press
NCAA Votes To Change Rules On College Athlete Compensation
In this March 18, 2015, file photo, the NCAA logo is at center court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, for the NCAA college basketball second and third round games. In a surprise vote on Oct. 29, 2019, the NCAA voted to change its rules on college athlete compensation. Keith Srakocic / Associated Press

NCAA Votes To Change Rules On College Athlete Compensation

Governor JB Pritzker called for the state legislature to pass a bill this week that would allow college athletes to profit off the commercial use of their name, image and likeness.

Yesterday, the NCAA unanimously voted to update its rules on student athletes compensation in line with this charge.

Reset sits down with with a panel of sports experts to unpack this news.

GUESTS: Exavier Pope, attorney, sports legal analyst, host of the Suit Up podcast

Cheryl Raye-Stout, WBEZ sports contributor

Marc Ganis, president of Sportscorp, sports business consultant