Judge Probes NCAA VP On Athlete Pay Rules At Trial

Law360, Oakland, Calif. (September 21, 2018, 9:07 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday repeatedly questioned an NCAA vice president on the specifics of its pay rules during a landmark antitrust trial over the association's limits on student compensation, pointing to apparent discrepancies between financial aid limits the NCAA has imposed on its various conferences.

During trial in Oakland, California, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken told NCAA Vice President of Governance Kevin Lennon that she doesn’t understand how autonomy structure restricts the financial aid member schools. The judge asked Lennon to point to the specific rule that restricts financial aid.

Lennon responded that the cost-of-attendance is the "controlling element...

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