As Warren Zola discussed earlier this morning, Ed O'Bannon's class action lawsuit against the NCAA could grow dramatically. O'Bannon has asked a federal judge to expand the purported class to include current D-I football and men's basketball players. Through a trust, these players would be paid, in all likelihood thousands of dollars. Put more bluntly, college players would be paid. You heard that right.
I have a column for Sports Illustrated on this and what it means for college sports. Hope you have a chance to check it out.