NCAA Defeats Scholarship-Cap Antitrust Action

Law360, New York (March 1, 2013, 9:30 PM EST) -- The NCAA on Friday escaped a putative class action alleging some of its policies violate antitrust laws as an Indiana judge found three former student-athletes had not identified a “cognizable market” on which the policies could have an anti-competitive effect.

U.S. District Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson said the plaintiffs had to do more than simply borrow from the Seventh Circuit's decision in a case called Agnew II that said a labor market for student-athletes would meet the requirements of the Sherman Act. Agnew II involved a similar...
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