NCAA Athletes Can't Pursue Sex Bias Suit, Judge Says

By Jeff Zalesin (November 25, 2015, 2:48 PM EST) -- A proposed class action claiming that National Collegiate Athletic Association policies discriminate against women can't go forward because the complaint's racketeering claims are "woefully inadequate" and most of the other claims are too old, a New Jersey federal judge said Tuesday.

U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo dismissed a suit by three women who alleged that because of the NCAA's discrimination, they were forced to choose between giving up their scholarships or leaving their sports teams at Kean University, a public school, in 2011. The judge ruled that most of the claims, including gender bias claims under Title IX and claims...

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