NCAA Preps For High Court Student-Athlete Pay Case Review

Law360, New York (March 3, 2016, 4:11 PM EST) -- The NCAA said Thursday it has requested an extension from the Ninth Circuit to file a petition for U.S. Supreme Court review of a decision that found its ban on compensation for the use of student-athletes' images and likenesses was anti-competitive.

The Ninth Circuit in December denied a motion for rehearing en banc lodged by the former student-athletes that challenged a portion of the panel’s decision finding that the athletes did not have to be paid beyond the cost of attending college. In a statement Thursday, NCAA chief legal officer, Donald Remy, said the organization would use the requested 30-day extension, in...

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