NCAA GC Defends Status Quo Of Player Compensation

Law360, Philadelphia (February 28, 2014, 4:37 PM EST) -- The general counsel for the NCAA said Friday that the organization had the law on its side in its effort to retain the status quo in its treatment of student-athletes, amidst two closely watched proceedings that could change how they are compensated and classified.

Speaking at the inaugural Penn Law Sports Law Symposium, general counsel Scott Bearby did not directly refer to either the Northwestern University football players asking the National Labor Relations Board to recognize them as a union or the antitrust suit challenging the...
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