Athletic Departments

Regardless of Outcome, Athletic Departments Cannot Ignore Spielman v. Ohio State
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Regardless of Outcome, Athletic Departments Cannot Ignore Spielman v. Ohio State

July 17th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis
When Chris Spielman, NFL All-Pro and All-American linebacker at Ohio State, filed a federal lawsuit on Friday against his alma mater and sports marketing firm IMG College, he certainly understood the possibility of a ripple...
The Supreme Court Pass on the O’Bannon Matter, and What Comes Next
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The Supreme Court Pass on the O’Bannon Matter, and What Comes Next

October 5th, 2016 | by Jeff Troxclair
On Monday of this week, the nation’s highest court declined to consider the highest profile challenge to the NCAA’s amateurism principles. In a move that surprised almost no one, the Supreme Court of the Unites States’...
Class Action Part I: When A Full Ride Isn’t Full
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Class Action Part I: When A Full Ride Isn’t Full

March 7th, 2016 | by Laurie Gallagher
Ed.: Class Action is a multi-part series exploring the numerous ongoing legal cases focused squarely on the NCAA and its rules regarding student athletes. Part I looks at rulings and ongoing cases that have redefined...
Could 2K Sports Be Bringing College Sports Video Games Back?
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Could 2K Sports Be Bringing College Sports Video Games Back?

July 30th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
It was recently reported by Sporting News that 2K Sports, proprietors of the popular NBA 2K series of video games, has reached out to at least 11 universities in an effort to license them for inclusion in a future release. Does...
The Fight Isn’t Over: Explaining The NCAA’s Appeal Of The O’Bannon Ruling
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The Fight Isn’t Over: Explaining The NCAA’s Appeal Of The O’Bannon Ruling

March 23rd, 2015 | by Joe Billiot
On March 17th, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held oral arguments in the case of Ed O’Bannon v. NCAA.  Should the Ninth Circuit decide to render a judgment on the merits of the case, the court could render the deathblow to...