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Until the recent Supreme Court decision in NCAA v. Alston, the NCAA has operated as a monopoly over the now $18.9 billion college athletics industry. Historically, college athletes had zero bargaining power, having been denied direct or indirect compensation in a variety of ways. Now, after the landmark decision, the status of player compensation is facing major change.

This post was originally published on the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution website on October 13, 2021. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.

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