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By Eric Umphrey
The Times 

New law allows California college athletes to get paid

 

October 10, 2019



A new California State law will allow California college student-athletes to get paid for use of their name, image or likeness in 2023. It also allows students to hire an agent to represent them. As more and more money has been made by everyone involved except the athletes on the field, it felt like this day was coming. Here’s hoping that this new law will ultimately disrupt the NCAA and force it to reform. However, in its current form this law seems like an attempt to help only a select few athletes in a single state instead of helping the greater student-athlete population.

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