NCAA Sues To Block EA's $40M Athlete Suit Settlement

Law360, Washington (November 21, 2013, 1:32 PM EST) -- The NCAA has sued video game maker Electronic Arts Inc. and Collegiate Licensing Co., reportedly alleging they breached their contractual obligations to the association and can't use a $40 million settlement to bow out of an antitrust class action brought by student-athletes alleging unauthorized use of their likenesses.

NCAA asked the Georgia court in its Nov. 4 complaint to prevent EA and CLC from moving forward with their proposed $40 million settlement in the class action because EA failed to maintain liability insurance to cover "pending third-party...
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