EA Out Of Antitrust Suit But NCAA Won't Budge An Inch

Law360, New York (October 3, 2013, 7:12 PM EDT) -- EA Sports and the Collegiate Licensing Co. both reached settlements last week to escape a high-profile antitrust class action seeking payment for college athletes, but experts say the NCAA likely has too much at stake to reach a similar compromise any time soon.

Under the settlement, EA and CLC reportedly agreed to pay $40 million to thousands of current and former NCAA student-athletes, over antitrust claims based on the use of their names and likenesses in commercial exploitations like EA's yearly college football video game. That...
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