Politico: NCAA lifts athlete endorsement rules as states scramble to court players

Knight Commission CEO Amy P. Perko speaks with Politico’s Juan Perez Jr. highlighting the need for action from college sports leaders.

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“Schools are doing what they’ve always done: trying to figure out how to get a competitive edge,” said Amy Perko, CEO of the Knight Commission college sports reform organization.

“Now it really is a question of whether university presidents and conference commissioners will be willing to lead on important issues,” Perko said, “or whether they continue to try to maintain the new status quo by just kind of tinkering to meet the demands of the current model.”