Matthew Postins

Matthew Postins

Matthew Postins covers baseball for several SI/Fan Nation sites. He also covers the Big 12 for HeartlandCollegeSports.com and Rodeo for Rodeodaily.com.

Dec 29, 2023; Champaign, Illinois, USA; Josh Whitman, Director of Athletics at the University of Illinois, addresses the media over the suspension of player Terrence Shannon Jr. after a rape charge on Dec.5. The address to the media came  before a game with Fairleigh Dickinson at State Farm Center.
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Illinois AD Looking for $22 Million for Revenue Sharing

Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman shared what the Illini are working toward when it comes to student-athlete revenue sharing.

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Nov 17, 2023; Pullman, Washington, USA; Washington State Cougars helmet sits during a game against the Colorado Buffaloes in the second half at Gesa Field at Martin Stadium.
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Former Wazzu AD Says NIL Shouldn’t be ‘Inducement’ for Transfer

Former Washington State athletic director Jim Sterk has seen it all, but these days he’s watching the Cougars from the outside.

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Mar 18, 2024; Columbus, OH, USA; Ohio State   s incoming athletic director Ross Bjork speaks during the introductory press conference for basketball head coach Jake Diebler at Value City Arena.
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Ohio State Plans to Max Out Student-Athlete Revenue Sharing

Ohio State athletic director Ross Bjork talked about the future of sharing money with Buckeyes athletes, and it’s bright.

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Dec 23, 2023; Las Vagas, NV, USA; Northwestern Wildcats players sing the Wildcats fight song after defeating the Utah Utes 14-7 to win the Las Vegas Bowl at Allegiant Stadium.
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Northwestern’s TrueNU Using NIL To Raise Money For Charity

Northwestern’s football players are leveraging their partnerships to raise money for charitable events like Lift for Life.

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Oklahoma State's Ollie Gordon II (0) walks of the field following the Big 12 Football Championship game between the Oklahoma State University Cowboys and the Texas Longhorns at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023.
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Oklahoma State Heisman Hopeful Signs NIL Deal With McDonald's

One of college football’s best running backs has a new NIL deal with one of America’s top fast-food chains.

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Mar 23, 2024; Storrs, Connecticut, USA; Arizona Wildcats head coach Adia Barnes watches from the sideline as they take on the Syracuse Orange at Harry A. Gampel Pavilion.
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Arizona Women’s Coach Laments ‘Transactional’ Nature of NIL, Portal

Arizona women’s basketball coach Adia Barnes admits it’s to the point where she’s staying away from players that have agents.

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Nov 18, 2023; Columbia, South Carolina, USA; South Carolina Gamecocks students high five linebacker Debo Williams (0) following their win over the Kentucky Wildcats at Williams-Brice Stadium.
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South Carolina Football Star Signs NIL Deal With Law Firm

Fifth-year South Carolina linebacker Debo Williams has a new Name, Image and Likeness deal.

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Auburn Tigers football coach Hugh Freeze and athletic director John Cohen pose for photos during Freeze   s introduction at the Woltosz Football Performance Center in Auburn, Ala., on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022
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Auburn AD Says ‘Really Difficult Decisions’ Coming With Revenue Sharing

Auburn athletic director John Cohen was the latest to talk about the uncertainties ahead when it comes to athlete revenue sharing.

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Dec 28, 2023; Orlando, FL, USA; Kansas State quarterback Avery Johnson (2) celebrates his MPV honors with the pop-tart mascot at Camping World Stadium.
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Kansas State Star Quarterback Releases New NIL Merchandise

The Kansas State Wildcats’ sophomore quarterback has a new line of merchandise out in time for the new season.

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June 9: Tennessee Volunteers designated hitter Dalton Bargo rounds the bases after hitting one of his two home runs against Evansville in Game 3 of their super regionals. Tennessee won 12-1 to advance to the College World Series.
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Tennessee Baseball Team Inks NIL Deal Before College World Series

The Tennessee Volunteers are heading to Omaha with an NIL deal that will commemorate the trip.

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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.

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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.

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