May 17th, 2018 | by CollegeAD

At the ACC Spring Meetings, college athletic directors are weighing in on some of the larger issues in college athletics including discussing whether or not athletes should be paid for their image, likeness or name. “I’m not a fan of the name, image and likeness because I don’t think you can regulate it and I don’t think the market can regulate it because the competitive nature of recruiting,” North Carolina Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham said. The difficulty of managing the measurement of how to appropriately compensate college athletes for their name, likeness or image is a concern that Duke Vice President Kevin White shares when evaluating the prospect of the NCAA making such a change. “My instinct is it’s being tossed around and thrown around,” White said. “It’s something that people get excited talking about it. But I think when the rubber hits the road, it’s going to be really, really challenging.” NC State Athletic Director Debbie Yow is forward-thinking when it comes to the subject. “It is their name, it is their image, it is their likeness and they should have control of that, at least within certain parameters,” she said. “So yes, I’ve been a proponent of that for about 15 years.” –WRAL, Read More

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