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The opening witness on Monday in the class-action antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA was Ed O’Bannon, who is the focus of the lawsuit, according to USA Today. Not long after U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken entered the courtroom, the lawyers…>read moreNo Comment June 10, 2014
The former NCAA players who are suing over the use of their names and images said, according to Bloomberg News, that they won’t seek damages in addition to their bid for a share of $800 million in fees the collegiate…>read moreNo Comment May 15, 2014
In 2009 former UCLA basketball star Ed O’Bannon filed a lawsuit on behalf of former college athletes. The lawsuit is still making its way through the system. The NCAA has players sign a waiver that in essence makes them give…>read moreNo Comment December 23, 2013
High profile anti-trust lawyer Jeff Kessler, a man who according to Bloomberg “helped bring free agency to the NFL,” is now focusing on the “unpaid athletes who generate more than $16 billion in college sports television contracts.” The young athletes…>read moreNo Comment October 3, 2013
(image source al.com) While the Electronics Arts Sports and Collegiate Licensing Company have settled all the claims brought by Sam Keller and Ed O’Bannon in their use of college athlete’s names and images in their video games – pretty much…>read moreNo Comment September 27, 2013
Court papers were filed last week by attorneys for the NCAA that oppose class certification in a case led by former student athletes who claim a conspiracy to not pay them to broadcast their images or license their likenesses in…>read moreNo Comment March 19, 2013
On Wednesday, legal experts weighed in on the lawsuit filed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett against the NCAA regarding the sanctions it levied on Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, according to Reuters.…>read moreNo Comment January 3, 2013
In an attempt to reinstate their relevance and address one of the most appalling abuses of power in sports history, the NCAA has hit Penn State with the largest penalties every administered to a university — and they have complied…>read more2 Comments July 23, 2012
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