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Gov. Walz willing to look at paying college players

 

October 2, 2019

Elizabeth Flores – Star Tribune

Gov. Tim Walz at last month's inauguration of University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel. Walz on Tuesday said he is "certainly willing to look at" legislation that would allow college athletes in Minnesota to hire agents and make money off endorsements.

Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday said he is "certainly willing to look at" legislation that would allow college athletes in Minnesota to hire agents and make money off endorsements, just as a newly signed law in California would.

"This is personal opinion for me, that I've always been fairly uncomfortable with what goes into that," Walz said of NCAA rules that prohibit athletes from hiring agents and earning endorsements.

http://www.startribune.com/gov-walz-willing-to-look-at-paying-college-players/561937292/


 

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