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  1. 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
  2. Big Ten lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    Proof there is a God. Jay Paterno's lawsuit against Penn State contains some leaky logic, David Jones writes. Couldn't agree more. The defense should rest after saying just two words: Matt McGloin. Mark Dantonio shared photos of Michigan State'...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  3. Jay Paterno, former assistant William Kenney sue Penn State

    Jay Paterno and another former assistant football coach at Penn State are suing the university over how they were dismissed from the staff when Bill O'Brien was hired as head coach two years ago.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  4. Big 12 lunchtime links

    Max Olson

    Looks like somebody's got a case of the Mondays. Sports Illustrated's investigative series on Oklahoma State has sparked a false-light lawsuit. Why Desmond Roland might be Oklahoma State's most important offensive player. Six OSU newcomers wo...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  5. Boise State Broncos to pay $2.3 million in settlement with AAC

    Boise State has settled a lawsuit with the American Athletic Conference that was first filed a year ago claiming the university owed $5 million in exit fees.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 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. NCAA coaches reaping benefits, economist testifies in O'Bannon la...

    Tom Farrey and Lester Munson

    Economist Roger Noll doesn't have the name recognition of former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon, but he might be just as important to the future of college athletics. Noll spent an entire day testifying Tuesday in the O'Bannon-NCAA trial.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  9. Ed O'Bannon lawsuit against NCAA over paying players set to begin...

    Lester Munson

    A trial beginning Monday will decide whether the NCAA must pay college athletes for its use of their likenesses in television broadcasts, video games and other consumer products.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2014
  10. Three colleges to stop selling jerseys with numbers of star playe...

    Darren Rovell

    Worried about the ramifications of selling the numbers tied to student-athletes, several schools have decided not to sell football jerseys with star players' names on them this upcoming season, sources tell ESPN.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  11. Poll: Big Ten's third playoff candidate

    Adam Rittenberg

    The playoff era is here in college football, so feel free to do somersaults and backflips (no lawsuits if you get hurt). We're previewing the playoff and its top contenders today, and if you'd like to chat with Mark Schlabach, Brett McMurphy and Brad...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  12. O'Bannon plaintiffs prefer not to have jury trial vs. NCAA

    Current and former athletes who claim in a lawsuit the NCAA is violating antitrust laws by not compensating players even as the organization sells TV game rights and player likenesses in other products will not pursue monetary damages as part of the suit.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  13. 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
  14. ACC, Maryland headed for mediation

    Andrea Adelson

    The court battle between the ACC and Maryland got a push toward a settlement this week when a mediator was appointed to oversee discussions, the Washington Post reported. Both sides filed lawsuits against one another after Maryland announced in 20...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  15. Graham Spanier asks federal court to halt criminal case

    Former Penn State president Graham Spanier is asking a federal judge to halt his prosecution for an alleged criminal cover-up of complaints about Jerry Sandusky.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  16. Anti-trust claim filed by Jeffrey Kessler challenges NCAA amateur...

    Tom Farrey

    In the most direct challenge yet to the NCAA's longstanding economic model, high-profile sports labor attorney Jeffrey Kessler filed an antitrust claim Monday in a New Jersey federal court on behalf of a group of college basketball and football players.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2014