After the Supreme Court paved way for college athletes to get paid, Charles Barkley believes ‘Armageddon’ is coming for the NCAA.
Last month, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled against the NCAA preserving the amateurism of student athletes by limiting educational benefits. The ruling gives college athletes the opportunity to benefit from their name, image and likeness through third-party endorsement deals, selling apparel and charging appearance fees.
“Between this name, image and likeness, this thing that just came down from the Supreme Court, I think we’re getting ready for Armageddon,” Barkley told his co-host Ernie Johnson and Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski on The Steam Room podcast.
“You said it earlier, we’re in trouble right now,” Barkley continued. “Cause I