Figured this needs its own thread since there seems to be some confusion about the topic.
Anyway, with California SB 206 - the so-called Fair Play to Pay Act - passing unanimously through both the California Assembly and Senate over the past week, it awaits the signature of Governor Gavin Newsom.
In a nutshell, the law will allow college athletes to be compensated for use of their names, images or likenesses (NIL). The bill would not allow schools to directly pay athletes, but would permit students to receive compensation from outside sources.
And as could be expected, the folks in Indy are apoplectic!