Top Court's NCAA Matchup: WilmerHale Vs. Winston & Strawn

By Zachary Zagger (March 30, 2021, 5:32 PM EDT) -- Wednesday's U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments in a closely-watched antitrust case challenging NCAA amateurism rules will pit a prominent high court litigator against one of the most recognizable names in sports law, not to mention the acting solicitor general's first appearance in that role.

In NCAA vs. Alston, the college sports organization and its 11 most prestigious conferences have asked the high court to overturn a Ninth Circuit ruling that affirmed a California judge's order striking down NCAA rules that block certain benefits for college athletes tied to education.

The lower court ruling was a major victory for the classes of...

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