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In Connecticut, a new law would allow college athletes to be paid for the use of their name or likeness beginning in September. Governor Ned Lamont signed the law this week.

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Connecticut has become the latest state to allow college athletes to make money from their names and likenesses.

Two bills before the Connecticut General Assembly require that the State Education Department create educational programs focused on the preventive of concussions as well as sudden cardiac arrest.