Skinner’s game-changing ‘Fair Pay for Fair Play’ bill heads to governor’s desk

East Bay state Sen. Nancy Skinner's game-changing legislation that could potential move the NCAA toward paying its student athletes was approved by the state Legislature Wednesday. Senate Bill 206 heads to Gov. Gavin Newsom's desk for consideration. ‚ÄúCalifornia is loud and clear: Our student athletes will no longer be denied the right to their name, … Continue reading Skinner’s game-changing ‘Fair Pay for Fair Play’ bill heads to governor’s desk

Nancy Skinner gets an assist from LeBron James

East Bay state Sen. Nancy Skinner's "Fair Pay for Fair Play" bill could drastically change how the NCAA, the powerful governing body of college sports in the U.S., does business. Skinner's legislation to give college student athletes in California the ability to be paid when their likeness is used by for profit by their college … Continue reading Nancy Skinner gets an assist from LeBron James

Skinner’s ‘Fair Pay to Play Act’ moves ahead despite warning from NCAA

A bill that could dramatically change the lucrative business of college athletics passed its first hurdle in the Assembly. East Bay state Sen. Nancy Skinner's legislation to allow student-athletes the right to be compensated for the use of their name and image likeness was approved by an Assembly committee Tuesday. The bill gained passage out … Continue reading Skinner’s ‘Fair Pay to Play Act’ moves ahead despite warning from NCAA