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NCAA approves name, image, likeness rights for athletes

(AP) The NCAA Board of Governors supports a plan that gives athletes the ability to cash in on their names, images and likenesses as never before and without involvement from the association, schools or conferences.

The next step is for membership to draft legislation by Oct. 30, with a formal vote to be taken by schools at the next convention in January.

Plenty of details still need to be worked out, including how to ensure that these sponsorship deals aren’t being used as improper inducements to recruits.

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