Ex-NCAA Athletes' Doc Bid Gets Tentative No-Go

Law360, New York (February 8, 2012, 7:25 PM EST) -- A California federal judge said Tuesday he was leaning toward denying a bid from college basketball great Bill Russell and others to obtain licensing agreements and television contracts to bolster a putative antitrust class action against the NCAA and video game maker Electronic Arts Inc.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins issued a tentative ruling denying the plaintiffs' motion to make Fox Broadcasting Co., the Big Ten Conference and the Big Ten Network fork over a wide array of documents, including television or broadcast contracts from men's...
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