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N.C.A.A. Reverses ‘Rich Paul Rule’ After Backlash

Aug 12, 2019 - The New York Times

A new requirement that agents have a bachelor’s degree had been criticized publicly by Paul and his client, LeBron James.

The N.C.A.A. backtracked on Monday from new criteria it had imposed on agents representing college basketball players considering the N.B.A. draft, dropping the requirement for a bachelor’s degree that had irked several of the game’s stars, including LeBron James.

Instead, the N.C.A.A. said, it will adopt regulations used by the National Basketball Players ...