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NCAA Protests California Bill that Allows Student Athletes to be Paid

The National Collegiate Athletic Association is urging the governor of California not to sign a bill that would allow college athletes to be paid.

The NCAA, which regulates all U.S. college student athletes, released a letter Wednesday that said the bill “would erase the critical distinction between college and professional athletics” and would “negatively impact more than 24,000 California student-athletes across three divisions.”

The organization urged California Governor Gavin Newsom to not allow the bill to become law. Newsom has not said whether he will sign the bill.

The bill, known as the Fair Pay to Play Act, would allow student athletes to read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com