Judge Grants Sanctions To Fox, Big 10 In NCAA Antitrust Row

Law360, New York (August 8, 2012, 1:57 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday imposed over $67,000 in sanctions on former college athletes in the players' putative antitrust class action over the use of their likenesses by the NCAA, finding their discovery requests to nonparties in the suit were too broad and burdensome.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael M. Cousins ruled that since the proposed class didn't make reasonable efforts to limit the scope of their large document requests to nonparties Fox Broadcasting Co., the Big Ten Network LLC and the Big Ten Conference Inc....
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