ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE

May 19th, 2019 | by CollegeAD
ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE
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The NCAA is treading into uncharted waters as the group looks into whether athletes should be compensated for their name, image or likeness. ACC commissioner John Swofford said Thursday the issue was discussed during the league’s spring meetings, but the conference hasn’t formulated a stance on it yet. “I would describe it as a willingness to see what evolves,” Swofford said. “I think there is a willingness and an openness to explore that and see if its something that can work from a practical standpoint that wouldn’t create unintended consequences that could be very problematic.” Swofford said the move to even create a working group to explore these type of issues shows college athletics continues to evolve. But he warns change for the sake of change isn’t a great path to follow. -Matt Murschel, Orlando Sentinel. Read More.

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