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Date TimeAugust 14, 2019
VoiceThe NCAA’s reversal on a rule requiring agents for student-athletes to have college degrees is the clearest indication yet this dressed-up cartel is facing an existential crisis
The Rich Paul Rule is proof the NCAA knows its days are numbered
The National Collegiate Athletic Association’s risible Rich Paul Rule is the clearest indication yet that the governing body of collegiate sports in America is terrified their stranglehold on the amateur athletes who drive the billion-dollar industry of college basketball may soon be coming to an end.
The controversial memo, first revealed last week, was a tweak that restricted who college basketball players hoping to enter the NBA could select as their agents. Under the change, college players’ agents would, among other criteria, need to have a bachelor’s degree.

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