COLLEGE ATHLETICS

January 15th, 2020 | by CollegeAD
COLLEGE ATHLETICS
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After California Governor Gavin Newsom signed the Fair Pay to Play Act last fall, several other states have introduced their own bills that would allow college athletes to profit from their name, likeness and image. Nebraska is the latest state to join the movement after Sen. Megan Hunt introduced a bill Monday that would allow college athletes in the state to seek financial compensation beyond their scholarships, according to the Lincoln Journal Star. Hunt’s bill, which has 11 co-sponsors, would not allow colleges or universities to make rules keeping athletes from making money off their name and likeness. It also says the NCAA or other college athletic associations cannot discipline student athletes or participating institutions because a player had an endorsement deal. -Jenna West, Sports Illustrated. Read More.

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