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19 States Pass Bills to Pay College Athletes, Supreme Court Rules Against NCAA

The Supreme Court unanimously ruled the NCAA can't limit education-related benefits that colleges offer to student athletes. While the case doesn't decide student athlete salaries, it does give schools the ability to provide perks like computers and paid internships. Nineteen states have passed bills enabling college athletes to profit from their name and likeness rights. The NCAA has held that payment beyond the cost of education blurs the line between pro and amateur sports.

19 States Pass Bills to Pay College Athletes, Supreme Court Rules Against NCAA

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