Supreme Court ruling on NCAA benefits could ‘open the floodgates’ on athlete pay

June 22, 2021

State Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), co-author of the Fair Pay to Play Act that allows California athletes to earn money off their names, praised the justices for saying no to the NCAA.

“For far too long, the NCAA has pocketed billions off the hard work and talent of student athletes while limiting the support colleges can provide and denying athletes any of that wealth,” she said in a statement.

 

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