The NCAA board of directors will vote Thursday, Aug. 7, on a proposal that would give the five wealthiest college football conferences the ability to make rules and pass legislation without the approval of the rest of Division I schools. The autonomy proposal is expected to pass. Here’s what you need to know about it:
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The NCAA will vote Aug. 7 on a proposal that would give the ACC, SEC, Big 10, Big 12 and Pac-12 more voting power on rules.