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NAIA passes legislation allowing student-athletes to be compensated for name, image, and likeness

The NAIA passed legislation on October 7, allowing student-athletes to be compensated for their name, image, and likeness.

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

October 9, 2020

On October 7, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) passed groundbreaking legislation, allowing student-athletes to be compensated for their name, image, and likeness (NIL), making the league the first college sports sanctioning organization to pass such a policy. “This is a ...