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Burr Takes Aim . . . This Time at Non-Taxable Scholarships
On September 29, 2021 Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) introduced legislation that would cause student-athletes to pay federal income tax on athletic scholarships if those student-athletes earn more than $20,000 in receipts from monetizing their name, ima...
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NLRB General Counsel Declares That College Athletes Are Employees
On September 29, 2021, General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo (the “GC”) for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued General Counsel Memorandum 21-08 (“GC Memo”) announcing that scholarship athletes at private universities playing football in the...
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NIL Modernization Goes Live—Potential Impacts on High School Athletes
Jun 30, 2021
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With 23 states having signed name, image, and likeness (NIL) bills or executive orders into law, including at least 12 with July 1 effective dates, NIL modernization is hours away from hitting college athletics. In response, the NCAA has issued an In...
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NCAA Name, Image, and Likeness Update: Key Considerations for NIL Policies
Jun 28, 2021
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The new age of amateur sports is right around the corner with at least seven states that have Name Image Likeness (NIL) statutes or executive orders going into effect this Thursday, July 1, 2021, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, New...
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NIL Update: Oregon Passes SB 5
Jun 23, 2021
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On June 22, 2021, Oregon joined the growing list of states to have passed laws prohibiting the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and educational institutions from prohibiting student-athlete monetization of name, image, and likeness (NI...
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Comply with Latest Protections Against Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity
Miller Nash attorneys Jollee Patterson and Erin Burris' article, "Comply with Latest Protections Against Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity," was published in the April 2021 issue of College Athletics and the Law. Abstract:...
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