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AP survey: ADs fear sharing revenue with college athletes

Back in January, two Democratic senators introduced federal legislation called the College Athlete Bill of Rights.

Among a long list of reforms, there was one item that jumped out as a potential game-changer to college sports: Schools would be required to share 50% of their profit with athletes from revenue-generating sports after accounting for cost of scholarships.

"How does that even work?" Boston College athletic director Patrick Kraft asked.

In an Associated Press survey sent to 357 Division I athletic directors, 69% said they would strongly oppose "being required to give college athletes a share of university revenue derived from sports.