NCAA Players Slam Sanctions In Antitrust Suit Over Likenesses

Law360, New York (March 9, 2012, 3:33 PM EST) -- Former college athletes embroiled in a putative antitrust class action against the NCAA and Electronic Arts Inc. over use of the players' likenesses asked a California federal court on Thursday to overturn sanctions placed on the class after a fight to obtain third-party documents.

The group of former college basketball and football players, which includes basketball greats Bill Russell and Oscar Robertson, were rebuffed last month by a magistrate judge in their attempt to get documents — including television contracts and licensing agreements for the names,...
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