This article will begin with a review of the rules and regulations concerning the likeness of athletes, and amateurism status used by the NCAA. It will also shed light on several key cases including: Oliver v. NCAA, Keller v. NCAA, and O’Bannon v. NCAA. After that, a discussion of how one’s socioeconomic status further illustrates that the ongoing problem with the current NCAA amateurism system. Finally, this paper will present suggestions for solving the current issues with the NCAA amateurism system, and provide different alternatives that the NCAA could take to revolutionize the world of amateurism, while remaining profitable.
NCAA – An Overview of Socioeconomic Status’s Impact on College Athletes, and the Regulations and Impact That Can Revolutionize the Amateurism World,
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