Just last week California Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation that allows for college athletes to make money off endorsements and to hire agents while in school. On today’s episode I talk with Connecticut State Senator Derek Slap about legislation he is spearheading to allow for college athletes to be able to make money off their likeness through endorsements. He talks about how he got interested in this topic, how the process will work, and rebut some of the most common criticisms of this type of legislation.
This Beat Writer Bite features an interview with Matt Murschel who covers the Central Florida Knights for the Orlando Sentinel. We talk about UCF’s surprising loss at Pittsburgh, the development of true freshman QB Dillon Gabriel, and some other players to be on the lookout for in the last (for now) installment of the Civil ConFLiCT.
This episode features an interview with former UConn Football player John Robinson. John talks about his time at UConn, what football means to him, his new podcast that he’s started and more.
This episode features an interview with Jen Rizzotti, the head coach of the GW Women’s Basketball team, and a UConn legend. In this episode what it was like to be on the first team to win a national championship at UConn, her coaching path from Hartford to GW, her work with Team USA and more.
Welcome to our first beat writer bite, our new series where we get a few minutes with a beat writer from UConn Football’s upcoming opponent. This week we talk with Bob Asmussen of the News Gazette about the upcoming UConn-Illinois football game on September 7.