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NCAA opposes class certification in likeness lawsuit

The NCAA today filed its brief opposing class certification in the student-athlete likeness litigation. The brief -- supported by overwhelming evidence and expert reports -- was filed in San Francisco federal court. The filing shows that...

NCAA asks federal court to dismiss Corman lawsuit

The NCAA today brought by State Senator Jake Corman that seeks to prevent any money Penn State pays towards its obligations under the Consent Decree from going to child abuse victims outside of Pennsylvania. Senator Corman relies in part...

NCAA continues to defend sanctions against Penn State

The NCAA took another step today () to defend its sanctions against The Pennsylvania State University. Pennsylvania Governor Corbett filed a lawsuit in January seeking to invalidate some or all of the sanctions against Penn State on the...

Updates on Corman lawsuit

As has been widely reported, Penn State entered into a Consent Decree and agreed to pay a $60 million fine to the NCAA, which would be used to set up an endowment to prevent child sexual abuse. After a series of legal pleadings and...

NCAA asks federal court to strike Pennsylvania law

The NCAA today filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to halt an attempt by state politicians to invalidate portions of the Consent Decree between Penn State and the NCAA. Specifically, the state lawmakers approved legislation that...

NCAA moves to dismiss Pennsylvania lawsuits

The NCAA today asked courts in Pennsylvania to dismiss two lawsuits that are seeking to invalidate some or all of the sanctions against Penn State University. Pennsylvania politicians filed both suits, and our filings today demonstrate...

NCAA responds to Corbett announcement

The NCAA today responded to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett’s announcement that he is planning to sue the Association for its handling of the Penn State sanctions. The following is a statement from Donald M. Remy, NCAA Executive Vice...

NCAA statement on first quarterly Mitchell report

In response to the first quarterly report from former U.S. Senator George Mitchell, who is the independent athletics integrity monitor for Penn State, the NCAA has released the following statement from President Mark Emmert: “I’m pleased...

NCAA continues to press its case in likeness lawsuit

The NCAA took another step this week to defend its longstanding principles of amateurism in the current O’Bannon case regarding student-athlete likeness. The NCAA filed a brief in federal court Thursday reiterating its position that...

NCAA files motion against latest tactic in likeness case

The NCAA continues to defend itself against claims that it misuses student-athlete likeness. In its latest action, the Association has filed a motion in federal court to strike down a move by opposing lawyers to essentially change the...

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