Student-Athletes Say NCAA Can't Justify Licensing Deals

Law360, Los Angeles (November 18, 2013, 5:44 PM EST) -- A class of student-athletes accusing the NCAA of using their names and likenesses without compensation asked a California federal court for summary judgment Friday, arguing that the NCAA had failed to show why its policies made the college sports market more competitive.

In their motion, the Division I basketball and football athletes claim the NCAA’s ban prohibiting student-athletes from receiving compensation when their names, images and likenesses are used in video games and merchandise is an illegal form of price-fixing.

“This type of price-fixing is the ‘paradigmatic...
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