May 16th, 2018 | by CollegeAD

College sports leaders are now facing what seems inevitable — and cracking the door open to possibilities. They would be wise to understand they need to adapt in this quickly changing sports landscape. Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman said Tuesday, while attending the Big Ten meetings in Rosemont, Ill., that college sports leaders need to delve deeper into potential repercussions, but he senses growing acceptance among colleagues of the idea athletes can make money off of their names, images and likenesses. Some Big Ten representatives said they were driving to conference headquarters when news broke Monday of the Supreme Court ruling that struck down a federal law barring sports gambling in most states. – Shannon Ryan, Chicago Tribune. Read More.

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