The potential end of NCAA amateurism & a Super Bowl LVIII preview
Happy nearly Super Bowl Sunday!
That’s right, Super Bowl LVIII is (almost) finally here, so on today’s episode of The GIST of It, co-hosts Ellen Hyslop and Steph Rotz are breaking down everything you need to know before kickoff, from the teams and players to the commercials and the Usher concert.
But first, the gals unpack this week’s bombshell ruling impacting the NCAA. On Monday, a National Labor Relations Board director ruled that Dartmouth’s men’s basketball team are school employees, essentially demolishing the NCAA’s amateurism model and opening the door to even more challenges across the country. El and Steph dig through how it all went down, what it means, and what it could spell for the future of college athletics.