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NCAA's President Proposes New NIL Rules Including Top Schools Being Required To Set A Trust Fund Of Millions Of Dollars For Student Athletes

Since the uptick of student-athletes inking name, image, and likeness (NIL) deals, there has been debate about whether or not they’re capable of maintaining five to seven-figure payouts. Now, a new proposal is looking to offset the scrutiny by ensuring schools are looking out for the best interest of the young athletes’ finances.

Ngozi Nwanji

Dec 6, 2023

Michael Penix Jr. And Rome Odunze Secure NIL Deals With Adidas, Become The Company's First NIL Football Athletes

Adidas is betting on National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) football talent for the first time.

Ngozi Nwanji

Oct 20, 2023

LSU's Angel Reese 'Honored' As Mentor And Reebok's President Of Basketball Shaquille O'Neal Signs Her For Its First Major NIL Deal 

Shaquille O’Neal is already making major calls over at Reebok with the NIL signing of Louisiana State University basketball star Angel Reese.

Ngozi Nwanji

Oct 17, 2023

DeMarcus Cousins Says When He Was A College Athlete, Players Were ‘Robbed’ And NIL Deals ‘Ain’t Nothing But Reparations’

DeMarcus Cousins has had quite the professional basketball journey. After playing for NBA teams like the Sacramento Kings, Milwaukee Bucks, the Golden State Warriors, and more, the Alabama native now plays for the Mets de Guaynabo in Puerto Rico, according to a news release.

Ngozi Nwanji

Sep 20, 2023

HBCU Athlete Rayquan Smith Shares How He Has Secured Nearly 100 NIL Deals

An HBCU athlete has shared the strategy behind how he secured nearly 100 NIL deals.

Ngozi Nwanji

Sep 19, 2023

Angel Reese Focuses On Being Intentional When Signing NIL Deals — 'All Money Isn’t Good Money'

Angel Reese is a leader in exemplifying that women athletes have the same work ethic as men athletes — if not more.

Ngozi Nwanji

Sep 18, 2023

Colorado Buffaloes' Shedeur Sanders Has The Highest College Football NIL Valuation Of $3.5M, Report Says

Based on a report, Shedeur Sanders ranks at the top of name, image, and likeness (NIL) deals for this year’s college football season.

Ngozi Nwanji

Sep 6, 2023

Ghalee Wadood Jr., A Player In Snoop Dogg’s Youth Football League, Inks Six-Figure NIL Deal At Age 9

A young athlete has secured a check for his talent before turning double digits. Ghalee Wadood Jr., a 9-year-old who plays for Snoop Dogg’s Youth Football League, inked a six-figure name, image, and likeness (NIL) deal with sports agency Family 4 Life — making him the youngest from the youth league to sign a contract — according to Los Angeles, CA-based KTLA-5, an affiliate of The CW Network. In addition to signing Wadood Jr., Family 4 Life represents NFL players from the New England Patriots, the San Francisco 49ers, and the New York Giants.

Ngozi Nwanji

Jun 26, 2023

College Football Players Association Calls For Boycott Of EA Sports After Athletes Are Offered $500 For NIL  — 'It's A Bad Deal'

A group representing collegiate athletes has decided to take a stand against EA Sports.

Shanique Yates

Jun 8, 2023

Before Becoming The No. 1 NFL Draft Pick, Bryce Young’s Business Deals Reached $3.5M In NIL Valuation

Ahead of becoming the No. 1 NFL draft pick to the Carolina Panthers, Bryce Young signed a contract with the Jordan Brand, according to Sports Illustrated.

Ngozi Nwanji

May 1, 2023

Bronny James Has An Estimated $7.2M NIL Valuation, Report Says

It looks like Bronny James’ NIL deals are paying off.

Ngozi Nwanji

Mar 29, 2023

Michael Jordan's Daughter Jasmine Jordan Says NIL Deals Could've Made Her Father 'Trillions'

Ever since the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) made changes to its name, image, and likeness (NIL) policy, student-athletes have landed life-changing deals. The updates have not only transformed things for the youth but also for sports professionals such as Jasmine Jordan.

Ngozi Nwanji

Mar 13, 2023

Kiyomi McMiller Becomes The First High School Athlete To Sign To The Jordan Brand

Kiyomi McMiller has made history with the Jordan Brand.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 22, 2023