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Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill allowing college athletes to profit off their own name and likeness

More than a dozen states have passed similar legislation allowing college athletes to be paid for the use of their name, image or likeness as state lawmakers have called on the federal government to set national guidelines.

By Kate McGee, The Texas Tribune
Posted 6/15/21

College athletes in Texas will soon be able to receive compensation from outside businesses that want to use their name, image or likeness under a new law Gov. Greg Abbott signed Monday …

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