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Student-athletes able to earn money from name, image, likeness without impacting college careers

The Supreme Court ruled the NCAA cannot place limits on education benefits student-athletes receive for playing sports.

News 12 Staff

Jul 2, 2021, 12:51 AM

Updated 1,082 days ago

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Student athletes can now earn money from their name, image and likeness, without impacting their college career.
The Supreme Court ruled the NCAA cannot place limits on education benefits student-athletes receive for playing sports.
This is the first time since the NCAA was created, so now college-athletes can now profit off their own talent.
This is the first time that this has been allowed since the NCAA was created, so now college-athletes can profit off their own talent.
White Plains native Quion Burns, an incoming freshman at LIU Brooklyn, tells News 12 it will make earning money a lot easier while on the basketball team.
"There's a lot of practice, work. You gotta be in the gym, you gotta do a lot...so money probably would have been hard to come by and especially for kids that their families can't provide for them that much. I honestly don't know where I would have gotten the money from," says Burns.


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