Judge OKs NCAA's $209M Antitrust Deal, Attys Get $45M

Law360, San Francisco (November 17, 2017, 3:42 PM EST) -- A California federal judge said Friday she’ll grant final approval to the NCAA and 11 athletic conferences’ $209 million deal with student-athletes and grant class counsel's request for nearly $45 million in fees, costs and expenses, partially resolving suits over allegedly anti-competitive caps on student scholarships.

The suits challenge the National Collegiate Athletic Association's rules prohibiting universities from paying students more than a full grant-in-aid, which covers up to the full cost of attendance. (AP) During a hearing in Oakland, California, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken...
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