Ex-Athlete Asks 7th Circ. To Revive NCAA Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (November 15, 2011, 8:18 PM EST) -- A former Rice University football player urged the Seventh Circuit on Monday to resurrect a proposed price-fixing class action against the NCAA that claimed schools conspired to keep degree prices for student-athletes artificially high by placing limits on athletic scholarships.

In a brief filed with the federal appeals court, lead plaintiff Joseph Agnew asks the court to overturn an Indiana district court’s September dismissal of the case. The district court judge used flawed logic when she ruled the suit’s claims that colleges kept degree prices high...
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