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Paterno family abandons all claims against NCAA

The estate of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, his son Jay Paterno, and Bill Kenney today voluntarily dismissed their lawsuit against the NCAA. The NCAA did not settle the case and provided plaintiffs with no consideration—...

NCAA applies for extension in O’Bannon case

“The NCAA has requested a 30-day extension to file a petition for review of the O’Bannon case with the United States Supreme Court. During this time, we will continue to assess our legal options, including preparing for the possibility...

NCAA lauds elements of O’Bannon appeal ruling

Providing compensation to student-athletes beyond the full cost of attending college is not required under federal antitrust law, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled on Wednesday.

Statement on Supreme Court of Pennsylvania filing

“The NCAA today requested the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to prohibit the Commonwealth Court from requiring the parties to continue litigation they have attempted to end. The state officials who are plaintiffs in the lawsuit initially...

NCAA seeks dismissal of scholarship cases

“The NCAA and the co-defendant member conferences filed their response in support of their motion to dismiss the Jenkins , Alston and related cases. The filing outlines the flaws and implausibility of the plaintiffs’ case. Under the...

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