NCAA Can't Stop Athletes' Antitrust Class Action

Law360, Washington (October 25, 2013, 7:20 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge refused on Friday to throw out an antitrust class action against the National Collegiate Athletic Association for its use of college athletes' names and likenesses without compensation, rejecting the group's argument that the U.S. Supreme Court has already given its compensation rules a green light.

U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken allowed 25 current and former Division I basketball and football players to continue pursuing their case claiming the NCAA conspired with member schools and video-game maker Electronic Arts Inc. to block them...
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