Old Testimony Out Of Bounds In NCAA Antitrust Suit: Judge

Law360, New York (October 21, 2011, 3:51 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday blocked efforts by a class of current and former college basketball and football players to use a book and a 2007 deposition by former NCAA Executive Director Walter Byers in a putative antitrust class action against the association.

The pending putative class action, which also names Electronic Arts Inc. and The Collegiate Licensing Co. as defendants, was brought by a proposed class in 2009 that includes all current and former student-athletes who have competed on an NCAA Division I men’s...
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