NCAA Can't Cap Student Athletes' Education-Related Pay

By Dorothy Atkins (March 8, 2019, 11:52 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday barred the NCAA from restricting student athletes' education-related compensation, finding that some of its decades-old rules violate antitrust laws, while also holding the organization can continue to restrict pay unrelated to education.

A California federal judge issued an injunction on Friday prohibiting the NCAA from enforcing "overly and unnecessarily restrictive" rules regarding student-athlete compensation. (AP) In a 104-page order, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken rejected the NCAA's arguments that all its compensation rules promote the demand for college sports and justify its antitrust violations. The judge issued an injunction prohibiting the association from enforcing rules that...

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