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Historic Settlement Would Pay Major College Athletes

The NCAA and Power Five conferences agreed to an antitrust settlement that would pay $2.7 billion in damages to former and current players and establish a revenue-sharing plan for the major conferences' athletes. Pending a federal judge's approval, the agreement would spell the death of the NCAA's century-old, oft-derided tradition of amateurism. Here's what's we know, including why Notre Dame chafes at the deal and what the NCAA should learn from Red Lobster’s tailspin into bankruptcy.

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Historic Settlement Would Pay Major College Athletes

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