NCAA To Mull Major Reforms With 'Constitutional Convention'

By Zachary Zagger (July 30, 2021, 5:55 PM EDT) -- The NCAA said Friday it will consider major structural changes to its governance of college sports through a "constitutional convention" after the organization suffered a major defeat at the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year and has been pushed to allow athletes to be paid for their names, images and likenesses.

The NCAA said it will convene a special constitutional convention this November "to reimagine aspects of college sports so the association can more effectively meet the needs of current and future college athletes." The redraft of the constitution will be led by a 22-person committee, the NCAA said.

Specifically, the...

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