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Bill to let college athletes make money passes Legislature

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 30, 2021 10:14 AM CT | Published: April 29, 2021 5:49 PM CT

A bill allowing student athletes in Tennessee to make money from their brand has passed both chambers of the Tennessee General Assembly with little opposition, and it is now headed to Gov. Bill Lee.

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Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.