Athletics Commish Defends NCAA Pay Rules As Trial Wraps

By Dorothy Atkins (September 25, 2018, 8:34 PM EDT) -- The America East Conference commissioner defended the NCAA's rules limiting athlete compensation at the close of a landmark antitrust bench trial Tuesday, walking back public comments she made in February suggesting paying athletes could help level the playing field between schools with different resources.

During trial in Oakland, California, the athletes' counsel called America East Commissioner Amy Huchthausen, over the NCAA's objections, to testify via video on comments she made during the MIT Sloan Conference panel, which was taped. At the panel, Huchthausen had said if the Power Five conferences are forced to start paying players, then "maybe that equalizes some...

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