Unanimous Supreme Court vote rules against NCAA

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For years, student-athletes have been trying to get compensated by the NCAA. After all, it is the student who helps bring booster in to support various sporting teams at universities, their face promoting people to come to the games. There have been countless times an attempt to get student-athletes paid has fallen through because of the strict rules the NCAA has in place.

However, today there was a shift.

In a unanimous 9-0 vote, the Supreme Court ruled against the NCAA in the compensation case for student-athletes. No students won’t be paid for playing, but they can get paid in another way. The ruling allows players to receive education-based benefits. Those benefits can include free laptops and paid post-grad internships.

The Supreme Court stated the NCAA violated antitrust laws.

And Justice Kavanaugh let his thoughts be known on the decision: