On Tuesday the NCAA Board of Governors voted unanimously to allow student-athletes to be paid for the use of their name, image and likeness once its three divisions decide on rules for such opportunities, reports USA Today Sports. The updated rules and polices are expected to be implemented by January 2021.
“We must embrace change to provide the best possible experience for college athletes,” Michael V. Drake, board chair and Ohio State University president, said in a statement. “Additional flexibility in this area can and must continue to support college sports as a part of higher education. This modernization for the future is a natural extension of the numerous steps NCA