John E. Sununu: Colleges maintain a big lie: Nonprofits they are not

To pay, or not to pay: That is the question – not for Hamlet, but the NCAA. When former UCLA basketball star Ed O’Bannon saw his computer-generated image in a video game several years ago, the answer was clear enough to him: Pay me. This month, a federal judge agreed, declaring that the NCAA’s prohibition on direct payments to athletes is a violation of anti-trust law.


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