O’Bannon Scores Again Against NCAA
The plaintiffs in O’Bannon v. NCAA (In re: Student-Athlete Likeness Litigation) scored another victory over the NCAA. The NCAA sought to prevent the plaintiffs from pursuing a cut of live broadcast revenues, but its motion was denied, significantly increasing the amount of money at stake in the case. Tom Farrey of ESPN.com has the story.
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Maryland Sues ACC Over Exit Fee
The Attorney General for the State of Maryland has filed suit against the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) over the $50 million exit fee for which Maryland is responsible after joining the Big 10. According to Christian Dennie of the College Sports Law Blog, the Attorney General claims that the fee is unenforceable.