The NCAA piled up almost $38 millions in legal fees in its to block the new compensation laws for athletes, commonly referred to as Name, Image and Likeness. The NCAA will pay $3.8 million of the cost, while passingo on the rest to conferences.
The conferences with the biggest tabs are:
Atlantic Coast: $2.7 million
Big Ten: $2.5 million
Conference USA: $2.5 million
Southeastern: $2.5 million
In the landmark case, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the NCAA could not limit the education-related benefits offered to Division I football and basketball players.
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