Active College Football Players Join NCAA Likeness Suit

Law360, New York (July 19, 2013, 12:25 PM EDT) -- Six college football players on Thursday became the first active NCAA athletes to join a putative class action in California federal court, alleging the league violated antitrust laws by using players' names and likenesses in television broadcasts and video games.

The six football players — linebacker Jake Fischer and kicker Jake Smith from the University of Arizona, tight end Moses Alipate and wide receiver Victor Keise from the University of Minnesota, cornerback Darius Robinson from Clemson University, and linebacker Chase Garnham from Vanderbilt University — were...
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