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Judge in O'Bannon case rules against NCAA

August 8, 2014
INDIANA SPORTS PAGE



Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - A federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA violates U.S. antitrust law by preventing football and basketball players from being compensated for the use of their names, images and likenesses.

In a 99-page opinion, Chief District Judge Claudia Wilken wrote that the NCAA violates antitrust law "by agreeing with its member schools to restrain their ability to compensate Division I men's basketball and FBS football players any more than the current association rules allow."

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