UNC Gives Football Records To News Groups Following Ruling

Law360, New York (October 29, 2012, 5:32 PM EDT) -- The University of North Carolina on Friday said it would release records detailing personal perks received by its football players that led to NCAA sanctions, settling a dispute with news organizations after a judge refused to shield the documents.

The decision follows an August ruling in which North Carolina Superior Court Judge Howard E. Manning rejected UNC's argument that the documents, which are UNC's correspondences with the NCAA describing certain football players' receipt of plane tickets and other impermissible benefits that led to the student athletes'...
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