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  1. NCAA head-injury deal's backers press for court OK

    Attorneys on Friday pushed for a judge to give preliminary approval to a proposed $75 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  2. Parental class action lawsuit takes aim at FIFA's soccer concussi...

    ESPN staff

    FIFA

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  3. Judge asked to reject NCAA head-injury deal

    A former San Diego State football player wants a judge to reject the proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA, saying it will deny billions in damages to athletes who suffered head injuries.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2014
  4. Lester Munson: Questions, answers about NCAA concussion settlemen...

    Lester Munson

    With the settlement Tuesday of a 2011 class-action lawsuit, the NCAA agreed to provide $70 million to pay for medical testing of thousands of college athletes to determine whether they suffered brain injuries while playing contact sports. The settlem...

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  5. NCAA settles head-injury lawsuit, to create $70 million fund

    The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  6. Former Los Angeles Clippers intern sues Sterlings, team

    A former intern for the Los Angeles Clippers is accusing the team and its owners, the Sterling Family Trust, of violating labor laws by not paying its interns.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  7. New York Jets cheerleader files lawsuit

    Jane McManus

    A New York Jets cheerleader filed a class-action suit against the team on Tuesday alleging illegally low wages, making it the fourth suit filed by a cheerleader against an NFL team over compensation.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2014
  8. 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
  9. Buffalo Bills to pay price for sending too many texts

    Darren Rovell

    The Buffalo Bills will pay a heavy price -- potentially more than $3 million -- for sending too many text messages to fans.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  10. Retired players file class-action lawsuit against NHL targeting c...

    Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game they believe brought about those injuries.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2014
  11. Former players sue NHL over concussions

    Ten former National Hockey League players, including All-Star forward Gary Leeman, claimed in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn't done enough to protect players from concussions.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  12. Former Kansas Jayhawks player sues NCAA over head trauma

    Former University of Kansas fullback Christopher Powell alleges in a lawsuit that the NCAA failed to adequately protect athletes from head trauma.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2013
  13. Judge: Players can seek future revenue from NCAA, but can't pursu...

    Tom Farrey

    A federal judge on Friday partially certified a lawsuit filed by more than 20 players, allowing football and basketball in major programs to challenge as a group NCAA rules prohibiting compensation beyond the value of their athletic scholarship, but also

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  14. Judge denies class-action in Super Bowl seating lawsuit

    A judge has denied class-action status in a lawsuit filed by ticket-holders who were displaced when seats weren't properly installed for the 2011 Super Bowl in Texas.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  15. First wave of NCAA documents arrive

    Eamonn Brennan

    The last time we checked in on the Ed O'Bannon/Sam Keller class action lawsuit against the NCAA -- which has the potential to eventually uproot the NCAA's amatuerism model once and for all -- a magistrate judge in California had quietly made a rather...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  16. Video: NCAA to drop 'student athlete' term?

    ESPN.com staff

    Tom Farrey discusses the class-action lawsuit that is leading the NCAA to reconsider using the term "student athlete."...

    Blog | September 19, 2012