November 14th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

St. John’s President Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw did not directly answer whether or not he was in favor of student-athletes being compensated for their name, image or likeness. However, he did acknowledge that he understands the attraction to the idea of student-athletes capitalizing on being included in a video game. “A rising college athlete could have his or her name, image or likeness in [a video game],” Gempesaw said in a recent interview with the Torch. “That’s an opportunity.” “We’re not going to end up with any one state deciding the rules,” Cragg said. “It was a law that was set for 2023, a lot’s going to happen between now and then.” – Nick Bello, The Torch, Read More

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