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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Texas lawmakers overwhelmingly approve name, image, likeness bill

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Plus: Texas baseball earns a slew of Big 12 honors

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On Sunday, lawmakers in the Texas House of Representatives approved a Senate bill that would enable athletes at universities to profit from their name, image, and likeness.

The legislation currently awaits Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s signature into law.

The bill was approved overwhelmingly by the House, with a vote of 117-27.

The Texas Senate initially approved the bill by a 28-2 vote.

WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: Golden: Gov. Abbott, the NIL bill is a no-brainer, so please sign it

Austin American-Statesman: Scouting report on the Big 12 baseball tournament field

Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Texas relies on different script to beat Oregon

247Sports: Five impact players on offense who emerged in Texas spring football

247Sports: Five on defense who emerged from spring as impact players

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

The Longhorn Republic celebrates two more championships

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

247Sports: Four-star RB Jamarion Miller talks summer visits, decision timeline

247Sports: Four-star wide receiver Braylon James set for busy visit run in June

247Sports: Nick at Nite: Trio of 2022 basketball recruits locked in for official visits; Emoni Bates update

247Sports: Texas to host elite northwest program FSP for summer visit

Inside Texas: Recruiting Matters: Class needs, commits, June visitors, and comments

Inside Texas: Inside Texas’ top 25 2022 basketball prospects

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

247Sports: Morning Brew: Unlike 2020, Oklahoma has favorable football schedule in 2021

Our Daily Bears: Big 12 Tournament thread

Frogs O’ War: Big 12 Baseball Tournament Preview: The stakes are high in OKC

The Smoking Musket: West Virginia to play in Charleston Classic

The Smoking Musket: Alek Manoah MLB debut could be coming soon

WHAT WE’RE READING

SB Nation: The rise and collapse of a scalper’s sports card empire

SB Nation: How the Memphis Grizzlies shocked the world

SB Nation: Aaron Rodgers not in attendance at start of Packers’ OTAs, per report

NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND

  • Texas baseball head coach David Pierce is the Big 12 Coach of the Year.
  • Not to mention: