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  1. Burning questions on UFC antitrust lawsuit

    Brett Okamoto

    On Dec. 16, a group of fighters filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Zuffa, parent company of the UFC. It accuses the UFC of being a monopoly that forces out rival promotions and limits fighters ea...

    Blog | December 26, 2014
  2. Antitrust lawsuit filed against UFC parent company claims monopol...

    John Barr

    A group of current and former mixed martial arts fighters is suing the company that owns the Ultimate Fighting Championship in what could evolve into a class-action antitrust lawsuit involving hundreds of fighters.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2014
  3. Lawyers for Ed O'Bannon wants $50 million from NCAA after winning...

    The bill has come in for former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon's successful court challenge of the NCAA -- and it's a whopper.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2014
  4. Former college players file lawsuit against conferences and telev...

    A group of former college athletes have filed a proposed class action, antitrust lawsuit against TV networks and college conferences including ESPN, CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox and the SEC for profiting off their names and likenesses without their permission.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2014
  5. Early Offer: Autonomy can fix recruiting

    Jeremy Crabtree

    Even the least astute coach with his nose buried deep in his playbook knew the Ed O'Bannon antitrust lawsuit and the vote for autonomy was going forever change college football. One of the first changes expected to pass, and would first impact pro...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  6. O'Bannon trial Week 1 dominated by issues of payment

    Former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon was holding his own on the witness stand in his lawsuit against the NCAA, sticking to the view that college players should be paid because their athletic ability is the main reason they are in school to begin with.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  7. Former TV executive says paying college athletes a dangerous path...

    A former president of CBS Sports says he fears the popularity of college sports would suffer if athletes receive money to play because fans enjoy the concept of young people playing sports for the love of the game.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  8. Lester Munson: NCAA gets a nod from judge's questions in O'Bannon...

    Lester Munson

    If the NCAA emerges from the O'Bannon trial with a victory, the turning point may have come Wednesday at 11:24 a.m. when the judge badgered the NCAA attorney into concluding his cross examination and began asking her own questions, Lester Munson writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  9. Judge denies NCAA motion in Ed O'Bannon lawsuit

    The judge in former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon's antitrust lawsuit on Monday denied a motion filed by the NCAA as part of a bid to delay the scheduled start of the trial next month in federal court.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2014
  10. Former player becomes first woman to file antitrust lawsuit again...

    In a lawsuit filed in Minneapolis federal court on Friday, former Kennesaw State basketball player Ashley Holliday became what is believed to be the first woman to be a named plaintiff in an antitrust action against the NCAA.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2014
  11. Ed O'Bannon suit remains on track for trial after judge denies mo...

    Ed O'Bannon's antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA is set to proceed to trial after a federal judge on Friday denied each party's motion for a full ruling in its favor, USA Today Sports reported.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  12. Adam Silver, College Basketball, and Two Problems With One Soluti...

    Andrew Sharp

    On Monday, sports labor lawyer Jeffrey Kessler filed an antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA on behalf of college basketball and football players, attempting to remove the market restrictions on college athletes. As the introduction to the suit expl...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  13. Ed O'Bannon class-action antitrust lawsuit vs. NCAA will go to t...

    Ed O'Bannon's class-action antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA will go to trial barring a settlement, a federal judge ruled Thursday in Oakland, Calif.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  14. Gophers get to know pay-for-play debate

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Minnesota running back Donnell Kirkwood was browsing the Web about the developments in the Ed O'Bannon antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA when two names caught his eye. They belonged to his Gophers teammates Moses Alipate and Victor Kei...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  15. PSU's Barnes weighs in on pay-for-play

    Adam Rittenberg

    So far, only two current, mostly unknown Big Ten players -- Minnesota tight end Moses Alipate and wide receiver Victor Keise -- have signed on as plaintiffs in the federal antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA originally brought by former UCLA basketbal...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  16. Video: NCAA using wrong justification

    ESPN.com staff

    Jay Bilas reacts to the NCAA's decision to end its relationship with EA Sports and the antitrust lawsuit against it regarding athlete likenesses in video games....

    Blog | July 20, 2013