Capitol Report: Student-athletes in CT to be paid starting in Sept.

Capitol Report

(WTNH) — College athletics is about to enter uncharted waters. Student-athletes now have the green light to make money from their name, image, and likeness (NIL).

RELATED: Gov. Lamont signs bill allowing college athletes in Connecticut to be paid starting Sept. 1

Someone like UConn All-American Paige Buckers will cash in big time on this. But the majority of athletes might not see a dime.

It’s going to be complicated. UConn women’s basketball Head Coach Geno Auriemma weighed in.

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