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Florida utility Jac Caglianone (14) hits during the first inning of an NCAA baseball matchup at 121 Financial Ballpark in Jacksonville, Fla. Florida State defeated Florida 14-3.

Florida Gators Baseball Star Signs Groundbreaking NIL Trading Card Deal

A Florida Gators baseball star has officially signed a major trading card NIL deal that is the first of its kind.

Evan Massey
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Florida utility Jac Caglianone (14) hits during the first inning of an NCAA baseball matchup at 121 Financial Ballpark in Jacksonville, Fla. Florida State defeated Florida 14-3.
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Florida Gators Baseball Star Signs Groundbreaking NIL Trading Card Deal

A Florida Gators baseball star has officially signed a major trading card NIL deal that is the first of its kind.

Evan Massey
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Jul 21, 2023; Columbus, Ohio, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. rides a bike during a summer workout at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center prior to the start of fall camp.
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Strong Opposition Raises to Bill Denying Student Athletes Employment

The AFL-CIO, the largest labor union association in America, wrote a letter of opposition to the proposed legislation

Noah Henderson
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Mar 17, 2024; Fort Worth, TX, USA; Temple Owls forward Steve Settle III (14) drives to the basket as UAB Blazers guard Efrem Johnson (24) defends during the second half at Dickies Arena.
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Temple AD Faces Critical Decision As Revenue Sharing Approaches

While Power 4 athletic directors should have the money to pay players, schools at Temple’s level will have to make a harder choice.

Matthew Postins
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June 1, 2024; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indiana Fever guard Caitlin Clark (22) reacts to a call during a game between the Indiana Fever and the Chicago Sky on Saturday, June 1, 2024, at Grainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
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Team USA Committee Chair Fires Subtle Shade At Caitlin Clark

Caitlin Clark received some shade from the committee chair for Team USA women's basketball.

Evan Massey
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Jun 10, 2024; Uncasville, Connecticut, USA; Indiana Fever guard Caitlin Clark (22) reacts after her third foul against the Connecticut Sun in the second quarter at Mohegan Sun Arena.
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Caitlin Clark Receives Encouraging News After Team USA Olympics Snub

There is still chance that Caitlin Clark could still make it onto the USA Olympic team.

Evan Massey
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Feb 20, 2019; Raleigh, NC, USA; Basketball with the North Carolina State Wolfpack logo sits on the court during a timeout as the Wolfpack play the Boston College Eagles in the first half at PNC Arena. The North Carolina State Wolfpack won 89-80.
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NC State’s Legendary March Madness Team Suing Over NIL

The 1983 NC State men’s basketball team is suing the NCAA over the use of its name, image and likeness for the past 30 years.

Matthew Postins
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Indiana State Sycamores center Robbie Avila (21) reacts to a call from the referee on Thursday, April 4, 2024, during the NIT championship game at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The Seton Hall Pirates defeated the Indiana State Sycamores, 79-77.
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Viral College Basketball Star Reveals Major NIL Advice

Robbie Avila, a viral college basketball star, spoke out with advice about NIL for athletes.

Evan Massey
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Apr 7, 2023; Washington, DC, USA; Desert Vista (AZ) forward Jerzy Robinson (5) shoots a free throw during the second quarter against Lone Peak (UT) at Georgetown University
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Top 2026 Women's Basketball Recruit Discusses How NIL Will Factor Into Decision

With Jerzy Robinson's recruitment taking off as the No. 1 ranked player in the 2026, she opened up about how NIL will affect her commitment decision.

Brad Wakai
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Jan 1, 2022; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Detailed view of a gold Notre Dame Fighting Irish helmet during the 2022 Fiesta Bowl at State Farm Stadium.
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Notre Dame 2026 QB Noah Grubbs Reacts To Florida's New NIL Laws

Top 2026 quarterback Noah Grubbs adds his perspective to the state of Florida allowing high school athletes to take advantage of NIL deals.

Dylan Sanders
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Nov 18, 2023; Columbia, Missouri, USA; The Missouri Tigers mascot Truman poses for a photo against the Florida Gators during the game at Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium.
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Five-Star Missouri QB Commit Lands New Car With NIL Deal

A 2025 Missouri quarterback commit showed off his new car in an NIL deal he landed.

Jon Conahan
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Feb 6, 2016; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; The Pittsburgh Panthers mascot and the PITT student section prepare as the Panthers host the Virginia Cavaliers at the Petersen Events Center.
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Former Soccer Star Emily Harrigan Discusses NIL Opportunities for College Athletes

Emily Harrigan, a social media sensation, talks about how she made a career after her playing days.

Jon Conahan
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Jun 2, 2024; Brooklyn, New York, USA;  Indiana Fever guard Caitlin Clark (22) walks back to the bench in the third quarter against the New York Liberty at Barclays Center
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UConn's Legendary Coach Shares Why Former NIL Star Caitlin Clark is Struggling

It hasn't quite been the transition that everyone expected for Caitlin Clark, but UConn's legendary basketball coach gives his thoughts on why that is.

Brad Wakai
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Apr 27, 2024; Boulder, CO, USA; Colorado Buffaloes quarterback Shedeur Sanders (2) during a spring game event at Folsom Field.
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Colorado Star QB Shedeur Sanders Given Shocking NIL Valuation

Shedeur Sanders is doing very well for himself when it comes to his high NIL valuation.

Evan Massey
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Nov 4, 2023; Tucson, Arizona, USA; UCLA Bruins quarterback Ethan Garbers (4) makes a pass during the second half at Arizona Stadium.
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3 College Football Players Ink Major NIL Deal With Leaf Trading Cards

Leaf Trading Cards has inked a new deal with three college football athletes in a new NIL agreement.

Evan Massey
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Connecticut Huskies forward Alex Karaban (11) celebrates after winning the national championship game of the Final Four of the 2024 NCAA Tournament against the Purdue Boilermakers at State Farm Stadium.
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Returning UConn Star Launches 'I'm Back' NIL Apparel

Alex Karaban withdraws from NBA Draft to chase Huskies three-peat, potentially with a new head coach

Michael Ehrlich
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Dec 29, 2023; Memphis, TN, USA; Iowa State Cyclones quarterback Rocco Becht (3) passes the ball during warm ups prior to the game against the Memphis Tigers at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium.
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Iowa State’s Rocco Becht Is Utilizing NIL Money For Noble Cause

Rocco Becht, the quarterback for the Iowa State Cyclones, is using his NIL money for a great cause.

Evan Massey
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Hanna Cavinder and Haley Cavinder arrive on the red carpet
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Miami's NIL Superstars Haley and Hanna Cavinder Participate in SI Swimsuit Show

After announcing their returns to the University of Miami, the NIL superstar Cavinder twins participated in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Runway Show.

Brad Wakai
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Mandarin wide receiver Jaime Ffrench Jr. (2) runs through warm-ups before the FHSAA Class 4M high school football championship game against Miami Columbus on December 8, 2023.
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Two 2025 Florida High School Wide Receivers Ink Massive NIL Deals

Two Florida high school wide receivers, and top 2025 recruits, have inked big-time NIL deals with a prominent brand.

Evan Massey
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Dec 30, 2022; New Orleans, LA, USA; An Alabama football helmet is displayed at the Sheraton Hotel in New Orleans in the final lead up to the Sugar Bowl.
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Alabama Quarterback Shares Honest Thoughts About NIL

Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Keelon Russell spoke out with his thoughts about NIL.

Evan Massey
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Belleville quarterback Bryce Underwood tries to avoid the defense of Saline's Tyler Fedototszkin (50) and Ryan Stein (20) during first-half action in the MHSAA Division 1 playoff game between Saline and Belleville at Belleville High School on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023.
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LSU Tigers QB Commit, Nation's No. 1 Recruit Speaks Out On NIL Money

Future Tigers quarterback Bryce Underwood shares his perspective on NIL money

Evan Massey
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Apr 5, 2019; Middle Village, NY, USA; Montverde Academy Eagles guard Cade Cunningham (1) drives the ball to the basket against the IMG Academy Ascenders during the fourth quarter at Christ the King High School. Mandatory Credit: Catalina Fragoso-USA TODAY Sports
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Florida Becomes Latest State to Allow High School NIL

Florida High School Athletic Association votes to allow high school athletes to engage in NIL deals starting in the 2024-25 school year

Noah Henderson
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Texas fans cheer during the game against Texas Tech at Darrell K Royal Texas Memorial Stadium on Friday, Nov. 24, 2023.
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5-Star Offensive Tackle Recruit Views NIL as a Resource for His Family

Michael Fasusi, who holds offers from Texas, USC, discussed NIL and the impact on his family

Jon Conahan
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May 26, 2024; Charlotte, NC, USA; Duke Blue Devils infielder Ben Miller (34) in the second inning against the Florida State Seminoles during the ACC Baseball Tournament at Truist Field. Mandatory Credit: Scott Kinser-USA TODAY Sports
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HEYDUDE Hits a Home Run with Latest NIL Campaign

A look at HEYDUDE's strategic partnership with college baseball stars during the ACC Championship

Brayden Lambert
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Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari yells to the team during their game against the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Rupp Arena.
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Arkansas' John Calipari Isn't Worried About NIL for Recruiting

Razorbacks' new coach spoke on building a roster in the NIL universe

Jon Conahan
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Feb. 1, 2018; Moscow, RUSSIA; Luka Doncic of Real Madrid drives the ball during the 2017-2018 Euroleague Basketball match between Moscow CSKA and Real Madrid. Mandatory Credit: Xinhua/Sipa USA via USA TODAY NETWORK
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NIL Threatens the Future of European Basketball

NIL pay-for-play contracts have become so attractive to overseas talent that many are prioritizing NCAA basketball over professional teams in Europe; for EuroLeauge clubs, the effects could be devastating

Noah Henderson
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