USA Today Reports:”NCAA seeks to block class action in O’Bannon case”


USA Today reports that the NCAA is seeking dismissal of the class action claims by former players including Oscar Robertson because the NCAA’s lawyers claims plaintiffs have changed their legal theories too many times. This potential class action claims that the NCAA has unfairly profited from the players images without paying them for these valuable rights. The article states:

Lawyers defending the NCAA in an anti-trust lawsuit related to the use of college athletes’ names and likenesses say the case should not be certified as a class action, in part, because the plaintiffs changed their legal strategy in a way that is unfair and could mean the NCAA has wasted “significant time and money” responding to the suit.

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