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As leaders lobby, NCAA searches for ways to rein in boosters

FILE - The NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis is shown on March 12, 2020.
FILE - The NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis is shown on March 12, 2020.(AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
Published: May. 5, 2022 at 10:04 PM EDT
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — College sports leaders visited Capitol Hill, asking lawmakers to consider rules to govern name, image and likeness money for college athletes.

Greg Sankey of the SEC and George Kliavkoff of the Pac-12 were scheduled to meet with lawmakers on both sides of aisle. The NCAA is trying to clarify existing rules to prevent boosters from being involved in recruiting. College sports leaders are skeptical about the NCAA’s ability to crack down in so-called collectives founded by wealthy boosters.

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