NCAA Says High Court Ruling Bars Athletes' Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (September 19, 2013, 1:28 PM EDT) -- The NCAA asked a California federal court Tuesday to dismiss an antitrust class action over use of college athletes' names and likenesses, saying the players had no publicity rights for live sports broadcasts and the Supreme Court already upheld rules banning student-athlete compensation.

The league asked the court to toss the suit — accusing the NCAA of conspiring with its member schools and video game maker Electronic Arts Inc. to stiff players out of compensation for using their names and images — saying it had placed...
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