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Articles by Ashton Royal

Ashton Royal is a contributing writer for LRT Sports. Ashton participated in one of our intern classes and is currently attending The University of Alabama to study commerce and business administration. Ashton will graduate in 2021.
Ashton Royal is a contributing writer for LRT Sports. Ashton participated in one of our intern classes and is currently attending The University of Alabama to study commerce and business administration. Ashton will graduate in 2021.

NCAA Wrestling Rule Change

In life, change is inevitable. When it comes to sports, especially college sports with organizations overseeing its operations, there is always the question of whether the change is for the benefit of the players and competitors or the organization and its accompanying self-interest. Are they trying to benefit the sport or themselves? We’ll look at

February 24, 2020 Ashton Royal

Pay to Play Bill Signed by California Governor

For student-athletes, the thought of getting paid for their athletic talents is quite enticing. This idea of whether or not athletes should get paid for schools using their likeness, image, and name has been in question for quite some time now. There are big contentions around not paying college athletes since many athletes make immense

February 20, 2020

Going Pro in Football, Women’s Basketball and Men’s Golf

Football According to the NCAA, as well as data from the NFL’s draft in 2018, only 1.6% of NCAA football players go on to play professionally. In their research, they found that, there were “256 draft picks in 2018, 255 of whom were former NCAA players. NCAA to Major Pro figure [was] calculated using [this]

February 17, 2020

NCAA Wrestling 2019-2020 | Rule Change on Hair Requirements

In life, change is inevitable. When it comes to sports, especially college sports, with organizations overseeing its operations, there is always the question of whether the change will benefit the players and competitors or the organization and its accompanying self-interest. We will look at the changes that the NCAA is implementing for college wrestling for

October 21, 2019

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