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Spear Sports Report: NCAA NIL rule now allows student athletes to create revenue

by Andrew Finley and Nick Coppo // July 7, 2021

An academic scholarship isn’t the only reward a student-athlete can receive after the NCAA recently changed their controversial Name, Image and Likeness...

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Sophomore forward Mallory Adams (left) and then-junior guard Téa Adams (right) each dribble the ball up the court during the Aztecs 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Mallory Adams and Téa Adams send open letter to student-athletes regarding 2020 Election

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // November 3, 2020

San Diego State student-athletes are exercising their right to let their voice be heard during this year’s election. 463 student-athletes are registered...

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Student athletes should not get paid by their schools

Student athletes should not get paid by their schools

by Aidan Skillingstad, Staff Writer // November 6, 2019

Tensions between the tuition-paying student body and full-ride scholarship athletes have always been an area of conflict at large public universities....

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Do unregulated cost of attendance stipends cause recruiting advantages?

Do unregulated cost of attendance stipends cause recruiting advantages?

by Jacob Sisneros, Senior Staff Writer // December 9, 2015

Ten months ago the NCAA voted to approve a measure that requires the Power Five conferences to cover the full cost of attendance for scholarship student-athletes. So...

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Student-athletes will act their age

by Mike Heral , Senior Staff Columnist // September 22, 2014

About a decade ago, I was at a hotel bar in Colorado Springs while on a business trip for the U.S. Navy. To my right sat a younger couple, possibly college-aged,...

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