NPR: The Supreme Court Sides With NCAA Athletes In A Narrow Ruling

NPR’s Nina Totenberg spoke with Knight Commission CEO Amy Privette Perko and Co-Chair Len Elmore about the Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling in favor of college athletes in the NCAA v. Alston case. Read and listen here.

Elmore, co-chair of the independent Knight Commission, would like to see the rules for collegiate athletics more broadly changed, with TV revenue being much more widely disbursed. Noting that the Knight Commission just released a report on racial equity, he said if the commission’s recommendations were put into effect, “we would balance the experience of Black athletes upon whose backs the revenue generating sports are balanced.” 

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