The NCAA was just dealt a massive blow as the Supreme Court has voted 9-0 in favor of former college players who are fighting to provide athletes with education-related benefits. Until now, those benefits were deemed illegal by the NCAA.

In the court’s ruling, Justice Kavanaugh issued the following damning statement at the NCAA:

“Nowhere else in America can businesses get away with agreeing to not pay their workers a fair market rate on their theory that their product is defined by not paying their workers a fair market rate. The NCAA is not above the law.”

It’s important to note this ruling does not open the floodgates for college athletes to be paid for playing but many predict the NCAA’s amateurism model was just dealt a death blow by the Supreme Court.

Here is a reaction from Senator Chris Murphy from Connecticut:

It didn’t take long for the reactions to come pouring in: