Will the NCAA Care About Esports Now? Download

07:18 Download July 20th, 2021

The NCAA approved a temporary policy to allow college athletes in all three divisions to get paid for the use of their name, image, and likeness (NIL). The barebones idea is that the interim policy allows student-athletes to engage in NIL activities that are consistent with the law of the state where their school is located, with the extension of students who attend states with no NIL laws to also be able to engage in this activity without violating NCAA rules related to NIL. Will this lead to the NCAA putting interest into Esports?