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NCAA response to Corman case mediation denial

State Senator Jake Corman and State Treasurer Rob McCord seek to prevent any money Penn State pays toward its Consent Decree from going to child abuse victims outside the state of Pennsylvania. In the last several days, state politicians...

Statement by Donald Remy on O'Bannon Class Certification

We are pleased Judge Claudia Wilken recognized the plaintiffs have fundamentally changed their case. After misleading the court and the NCAA for four years, we hope any new complaint from the plaintiffs attorneys that may be required or...

NCAA asks Pennsylvania court to dismiss Corman lawsuit

Today, the NCAA made its case in a Pennsylvania court to dismiss a lawsuit brought by State Senator Jake Corman and State Treasurer Rob McCord that seeks to prevent any money Penn State pays towards its obligations under the Consent Decree...

Statement from Donald Remy, NCAA Chief Legal Officer, on dismissal of Corbett lawsuit

“We are exceedingly pleased with the court’s thorough analysis and thoughtful opinion dismissing Governor Corbett’s entire complaint. The court found the allegations made by the governor to be implausible and outside the reach of federal...

No basis for claims in O'Bannon case

In in the student-athlete likeness antitrust lawsuit, the NCAA further demonstrated a lack of support for the plaintiffs' claims that the NCAA unfairly prevents former student-athletes from selling their name, image or likeness rights. The...

Judge denies plaintiff discovery motions

Magistrate Judge Cousins denied two plaintiff motions and the O'Bannon plaintiffs the ability to gain several items in discovery and take several depositions they sought. He did however allow the Plaintiff's counsel to take very limited...

NCAA asks court to dismiss Senator Corman’s amended complaint

Today the NCAA to the latest version of a lawsuit filed by State Senator Jake Corman in state court. This is Senator Corman’s third attempt in less than three months to bring a viable legal action. In its papers submitted today, the NCAA...

NCAA asks court to reject latest request in PA case

The same day and as soon as it learned that Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed the Institution of Higher Education Consent Decree Endowment Act (the “Endowment Act”) into law, the NCAA asserting that the Endowment Act was...

NCAA Opposes Attempt by Senator Corman to Intervene in Federal Lawsuit

On February 20, 2013, Pennsylvania Governor Thomas W. Corbett, Jr. signed the Pennsylvania Institution of Higher Education Consent Decree Endowment Act, a law specifically designed to disrupt the contractual relationship between the NCAA...

NCAA Responds to Senator Corman’s Amended Complaint

"In what is now his third attempt to avoid dismissal of his lawsuit, Senator Corman has filed yet another amended complaint . After his first complaint the NCAA moved to dismiss and Senator Corman filed an amended complaint. The NCAA again...

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