College gymnasts should be paid for name, image, likeness

Nancy Armour: 

“You either get to go pro or you get to go to NCAA,” said Morgan Hurd, who has retained her eligibility despite winning the world all-around title in 2017.

“There’s no in-between, you get one or the other. But football players, they get to go to NCAA and then they get to go pro, too, and get paid.” …

Katelyn Ohashi was featured on talk shows and news programs after one of her floor routines went viral in January 2019. Politicians tweeted about her. She was featured in Rolling Stone’s “Women Shaping the Future” issue, and asked to do op-eds.

She didn’t get a dime from any of it. …

Opinion: Allow gymnasts, like football players, to cash in on name, image, likeness

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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