PBS NewsHour

College athletes say ability to earn a 'long time coming'

Clip: 09/02/2021 | 6m 32s | Video has closed captioning.

The college football season gets into full swing this weekend. Players are returning to the field for what they hope will be a more normal year after a COVID-plagued 2020 season. But there’s another difference for student athletes this year. As John Yang reports, it has to do with their financial opportunities off the field.

Aired: 09/02/21

Rating: NR

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