Tuesday, July 16

California student-athletes closer to getting paid amid NCAA, UC opposition

The California State Assembly's Committee on Higher Education voted unanimously with one abstention to pass Senate Bill 206 to an assemblywide vote next month. The UC and CSU systems have both come out against the bill due to brewing conflict with the NCAA. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The California State Assembly's Committee on Higher Education voted unanimously with one abstention to pass Senate Bill 206 to an assemblywide vote next month. The UC and CSU systems have both come out against the bill due to brewing conflict with the NCAA. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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Senate Bill 206 is one step closer to becoming a law. The California State Assembly’s Committee on Higher Education voted unanimously with one abstention in favor of SB 206, which would give California collegiate student-athletes the ability to profit off their own likeness, on Tuesday.


Rising redshirt senior opposite hitter Brandon Rattray represented the Bruins on the United States' men's volleyball team in the World University Games. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)
Rising redshirt senior opposite hitter Brandon Rattray represented the Bruins on the United States' men's volleyball team in the World University Games. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Recently graduated setter Micah Ma'a joined the U.S. men's national team for the Volleyball Nations League. Ma'a received a larger role during the five weeks of qualifying, but regressed to playing only three of 16 sets in the VNL Finals. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
Recently graduated setter Micah Ma'a joined the U.S. men's national team for the Volleyball Nations League. Ma'a received a larger role during the five weeks of qualifying, but regressed to playing only three of 16 sets in the VNL Finals. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Rising sophomore Govind Nanda and his partner Liam Draxl advanced to the finals of the Wimbledon boys' doubles draw, eventually losing to Jonas Forejtek and Jiri Lehecka of the Czech Republic, 7-5, 6-4. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Incoming women’s tennis player claims girls’ doubles title at Wimbledon

A Bruin was crowned doubles champion at arguably the most prestigious and historic tournament in the world of tennis. Rising UCLA women’s tennis freshman Abigail Forbes and her parter Savannah Broadus claimed the girls’ doubles title at Wimbledon – a Grand Slam tournament held annually during the summer at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London. Read more...

Rising sophomore Govind Nanda and his partner Liam Draxl advanced to the finals of the Wimbledon boys' doubles draw, eventually losing to Jonas Forejtek and Jiri Lehecka of the Czech Republic, 7-5, 6-4. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

(Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin senior staff)

NBA Summer League seasons come to an end for former Bruins

Jaylen Hands made it onto an NBA highlight reel – just not the way he might have envisioned it. The former Bruin guard took a tumble to the floor in the second quarter of the Brooklyn Nets’ opening NBA Summer League playoff game Saturday after Detroit Pistons guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk stopped on a dime, broke Hands’ ankles and drained a 3-point shot from the wing. Read more...

(Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin
Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin

Former UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi’s Jan. 12 floor routine in Anaheim landed two ESPY Awards on Wednesday night. She took home Best Viral Sports Moment, as well as Best Play, which was seeded fifth in a bracket of 16. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Former UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi’s Jan. 12 floor routine in Anaheim landed two ESPY Awards on Wednesday night. She took home Best Viral Sports Moment, as well as Best Play, which was seeded fifth in a bracket of 16. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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