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Union leader: Multibillion-dollar NCAA antitrust settlement won’t slow efforts to unionize players

AP Sports Writer

BOSTON (AP) — Advocates say they won’t slow their efforts to unionize college athletes even with the NCAA’s agreement this week to allow players to be paid from a limited revenue-sharing pool. The NCAA and the Power Five conferences have agreed to a landmark antitrust settlement that will pay $2.77 billion to players who were unable to profit from their skills under old NCAA rules. The settlement also permits schools to set aside up to $21 million per year in revenue to share with players. The union representing Dartmouth men’s basketball players says the settlement perpetuates the fiction that the players aren’t employees.

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