Category: NIL

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What Florida Schools Need to Know as High School Student-Athletes Seek NIL Compensation

By Brett P. Owens, of Fisher Phillips When Florida’s name, image and likeness (NIL) law went into effect this past summer, it created many opportunities for businesses that wanted to enlist college athletes as part of their marketing campaigns. A recently filed lawsuit has opened the door to a potentially new angle that Florida schools may need…
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NIL Technology Company Introduces ‘Customizable’ Platform for NCAA Compliance Professionals

SPRY, an established leader in NIL compliance software, has announced the launch of a SpryConnect, a new general compliance product, which “will streamline NIL processes and general compliance systems on one secure, user-friendly, customizable platform,” according to the company. “We have had great success with Spry NIL, our initial offering, helping colleges in all three…
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Sports Litigation Alert Reports on the Full Breadth of the Sports Law Industry with Timely, Insightful Articles in Last Two Issues

Beneficiaries of the Alert include both the private sector and higher education, where professors use the Alert with thousands of sports law students. As Hackney Publications closes in on the completion of its 18th year of publishing Sports Litigation Alert, publisher Holt Hackney is especially proud of the last two issues. “We’re touching on every…
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Improving the NCAA’s Regulation of Payments to Athletes

By Stephen A. Miller[1] For decades, the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) resisted efforts to allow its athletes to earn outside income.  The Association delayed, litigated, formed some task forces, delayed some more… but eventually surrendered in July 2021 after its appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court on this issue was unanimously rejected.  The surrender…
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More than 100 Sports Law Professors Now Use Sports Litigation Alert in the Classroom

Hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, announced last month that new tools have been  added to Sports Litigation Alert (Alert), a periodical that has been used in sports law classrooms for more than 15 years, which will make it even more useful for professors and their college students. Shortly thereafter, several…
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Tech Company Partners with LSU Defensive End Ali Gaye in NCAA Endorsement Deal

airSlate, a leader in workflow automation solutions, today announced it has entered into an endorsement deal with Ali Gaye, a star defensive end for the LSU Tigers football team. airSlate is one of the first technology companies to complete an endorsement deal with an NCAA athlete, following the landmark June 29 U.S. Supreme Court ruling…
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