NCAA chief takes aim at ‘patchwork’ on athlete pay

As Congress looks to craft legislation governing college athletes’ ability to cash in on their names, images and likenesses, Florida’s system could come under fire because it allows universities to set their own rules on the types of companies that can sign contracts with athletes.

NCAA President Mark Emmert on Sept. 30 pointed to a “patchwork of state laws” as he testified before a U.S. House panel. Much of Emmert’s appearance centered on requesting that potential federal legislation…