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College Athlete Endorsement Bill Goes To Governor Newsom

UCLA's Bryce Alford in a third round game against UAB during the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.
UCLA's Bryce Alford in a third round game against UAB during the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.
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On Wednesday, the California senate gave final approval to a bill that would allow California’s college athletes to profit from endorsements. If signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom, the law would be in conflict with NCAA rules that ban college athletes from signing endorsement deals.