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June 21, 2021, 5:37 PM

Supreme Court Allows More Athlete Compensation in NCAA Loss (1)

Greg Stohr
Greg Stohr
Bloomberg News

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for greater compensation for student-athletes in a decision that may loosen the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s grip over college sports.

Unanimously rejecting the NCAA’s bid for broad antitrust immunity, the high court on Monday upheld an order that will let member schools provide more education-related benefits, including computers, internships and academic achievement awards.

The federal district court order “may encourage scholastic achievement and allow student-athletes a measure of compensation more consistent with the value they bring to their schools,” Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote for the Supreme Court.

The lower court ruling lifted ...

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