Supreme Court ruling opens door for colleges to offer expanded benefits

ESPN: Colleges might be allowed to provide their athletes with more education-related benefits — including school equipment, travel opportunities and cash incentives — as soon as this week.

The U.S. Supreme Court denied on Tuesday an NCAA request to pause a ruling in a lower court that opens the door for athletes to receive expanded benefits. The NCAA said it intends to comply with the ruling, which could go into effect immediately or 90 days from now, depending on how a judge’s decision from months ago is enforced.

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