Miami NIL king John Ruiz said Nick Saban comments ‘felt like a little teenager whining’

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Miami Herald

MIAMI — Commentary about Miami billionaire and Hurricanes fan John Ruiz’s ambitious ongoing strategy to capitalize on the NCAA’s name, image and likeness rules and — in the process — help boost the UM sports program had largely been limited to media and fans. But then Alabama coach Nick Saban opened his mouth on Wednesday, referencing Ruiz without specifically mentioning his name. “These guys at Miami that are going to play basketball there for $400,000, that’s in the newspaper,” Saban said. “The guy tells you how he’s doing it. But the NCAA can’t enforce their rules because it’s not against t…

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