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Digital Collectibles Platform Launches to Support College Athletes

NIL legislation now allows fans to support their favorite players legally Chicago, IL, July 27, 2022 — With University of Illinois athletes on its first roster of players, NextName is now offering fans the opportunity to purchase the “name, image, likeness” (NIL) of a team and individual player through the sale of their digital collectibles, […]

The New Era of College Sports

Steven J. Thayer, Founder, NextName Partner, Handler Thayer, LLP In 2021, the Supreme Court permanently altered the landscape of collegiate athletics. In NCAA vs. Alston, past and present D1 athletes sued to prevent the enforcement of NCAA compensation rules that restricted a student-athlete’s ability to receive compensation and other education-related benefits. The Supreme Court unanimously […]

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