New NCAA Marketing Rules for Athletes Proposed

October 31, 2019 On October 29, 2019, the National Collegiate Athletics Association’s (“NCAA”) Board of Governors unanimously voted to consider allowing student-athletes to benefit from the use of their names and likenesses. The NCAA has long restricted collegiate athletes from controlling how their respective names, images and likenesses are used. Now, however, the Governors of …

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Appeals Court: Don’t Pay Student-Athletes, Though NCAA Does Violate Antitrust Laws

October 1, 2015 Yesterday morning, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed in part, and overturned in part, last year’s highly publicized decision regarding Ed O’Bannon’s antitrust case against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”), on which we previously blogged. Specifically what portions of the District Court ruling did the Appeals Court affirm and overturn?