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NCAA OKs Player Endorsements

 |  April 29, 2020

NCAA players are a step closer to profiting from the use of their name and likeness.

Under a proposal the NCAA announced Wednesday that it will support, college athletes would be permitted to sign endorsement contracts and receive payments for additional work as long as their school is not involved in the payment process. A full NCAA vote to approve the measure is not expected for nine months.

The plan calls for legislation from Congress and implementation by the start of the 2021 academic year.

Full Content: New York Times

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