Drake Group Report: O’Bannon, Amateurism, and the Viability of College Sport


Our goal in this report is to provide information on whether NCAA restrictions on athletes’ free participation in the lucrative market for their images, likenesses and names is necessary either to uphold the principles of amateurism or to preserve the activity of intercollegiate athletics. The Drake Group is a national organization of faculty and others, many of whom have studied, participated in, and worked in the business of intercollegiate athletics over several decades.

To read the report in it’s entirety, click here.

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