Fan Angel Lets Spectators Fund Their Favorite Teams and Players

By: Michael Hines - Mar 10, 2015
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Fan Angel is a new website that is sure to make a splash in both college and professional sports in America. The idea is a simple one: let fans motivate their favorite teams and players monetarily. Members pledge money to challenges, which can be either individual or team-based. If a challenge is completed -- say your team wins the championship -- the money is dispersed. If your team/chosen player fails, then you get your money back.

The NCAA isn't too fond of paying student athletes to play and especially doesn't like when third parties do so. However, Fan Angel says that it will only divvy out the winnings when a player goes pro or when their eligibility ends. If Fan Angel takes off then the battle for kids to stay and play as well as over what college they choose could soon involve more voices and a lot more money.