That said, I think na-address na ni curiouser sufficiently 'yung points and I defer to his wisdom. Reiterate ko na lang na since you speak of extralegal, and necessarily of rules, then the starting point should be the latter. Actually, when I mentioned "scholarships," I meant it to cover stipends, signing bonus, etc. because I know, albeit only from hearsay, that these things are given to student-athletes. Right now, AFAIK, wala pa namang rules to govern these things.
These practices are not new eh, especially in basketball teams like Ateneo's and La Salle's. I wonder bakit ngayon lang nagiging issue with the emergence of NU. Well, I'm not here to defend them naman. The topic belongs to another thread. I just raised a point and NU's involvement was merely incidental.
Sorry for the OffT!