California Governor Signs 'Fair Pay To Play' Act, Allowing College Athletes To Receive Endorsements

Published: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 12:27pm
Updated: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 12:30pm
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California’s governor signed a law that allows NCAA college athletes to receive endorsement deals.

Called the "Fair Pay to Play" act, the law is a direct challenge to the NCAA, which prohibits athletes from getting paid. The law goes into effect in 2023. Now, the question is how will this affect student-athletes in other states?

To find out, The Show spoke with Victoria Jackson, a former NCAA athlete. She’s a sports historian and clinical assistant professor of history at ASU.

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