KU Women’s Basketball

NCAA memo: Emmert tells schools to act on NIL or he will

NCAA President Mark Emmert told the organization’s more than 1,200 member schools Friday that he will seek temporary rules as early as July to ensure all athletes can be compensated for their celebrity with a host of state laws looming and congressional efforts seemingly stalled. In memo ...

Lawmakers agree NCAA needs NIL help, but how much and when?

A federal law governing how college athletes can earn money off their fame and celebrity seems certain to pass — at some point. There is no real debate among lawmakers on Capitol Hill about whether athletes should be permitted to monetize their name, image and likeness. “There is broad ...

KU women’s basketball finalizes 2021 signing class

University of Kansas women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider’s 2021 recruiting class officially became finalized this week, as the Jayhawks added junior college center Nadira Eltayeb to an incoming group that includes three European freshmen. Listed at 6-foot-5 and coming to KU with ...

NCAA’s D1 Council hopes athlete pay rules hashed out in June

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA Division I Council plans to act on legislative proposals next month that would allow athletes to be paid to be sponsors, social media influencers and product endorsers, the governing body for college sports announced Wednesday. The council will take up the issue ...