NCAA vs. Student Athletes: Are Athletes Fairly Compensated?

On March 31, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of NCAA vs. Alston. 

The Court is expected to issue a decision that will touch on a number of issues that affect  NCAA Division I student athletes.  For years, Division I football and basketball players, a majority of whom are African American, have pushed for the:

  • NCAA to provide a more equitable share of the billions of dollars generated by athletes;
  • use of athlete name, image and likeness; and
  • ability to fully engage in academics.

The NCAA, maintains that student athletes are amateurs who are already fairly compensated.

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