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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 ...

No Basketball; No Money

Rick Pitino, former University of Louisville head men's basketball coach, was fired prior to the 2017-2018 season amid another alleged recruiting scandal.
Photo courtesy of Charles Bertram, used under Tribune News Service license.

Samuel Murphy, Content Editor

January 5, 2018

It could be an economic earthquake that could shake all of Louisville and the epicenter would be the KFC Yum! Center and the restaurants surrounding it. On Sept. 26, the FBI rocked the college basketball world with their investigation into college coaches being paid tens of thousands of dollars to push N...

Diary of a college basketball refugee

IUS Horizon

March 18, 2013

I was born a Hoosier fan. I bleed crimson— literally. As soon as I exited the womb, I’m pretty sure I was put into my little baby candy stripes and cooed a sweet “Hoo-Hoo-Hoosiers” in my mother’s arms. Since then, the love has only grown stronger over the years. I’ve watched through the good times and, with clinched fists and teeth, ...