Bipartisan Bill Addresses College Athlete Compensation

(Washington, DC) — A new bipartisan bill would make changes to how college athletes make money off their names and likeness. Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Republican Senator Tommy Tuberville [[ Tub-er-vill ]] of Alabama unveiled a bill on Tuesday called the “Protecting Athletes, Schools and Sports Act.” It would establish a national standard for the use of a college athlete’s name, image and likeness. It would also require the NCAA to develop a uniform standard contract for name-image-and-likeness deals.

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