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By Don Valentine and Nicole Nutting

     He said:  This week we experienced a “Cold Day in Hell”!  California Governor Gavin Newsom signed in-to law the landmark bill for college athletes. The law mandates athletes get compensated for any pro-fits generated from their likeness or jersey sales. The N.C.A.A. considers Newsom to be a reprobate, because he has now opened Pandora’s Box.

     Ed O’Bannon, the star U.C.L.A. basketball player, opened this box.  He was the lead plaintiff in O’Bannon v. N.C.A.A. It was...

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