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  1. Lester Munson: Why Ed O'Bannon ruling could haunt NCAA

    Lester Munson

    A judge's ruling opens the door to pay for play for college athletes. But the NCAA was also a winner, as payments to athletes were capped at $5,000, Lester Munson writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Answer coming shortly in Ed O'Bannon v. NCAA trial

    Lester Munson

    The judge in the Ed O'Bannon v. NCAA will issue her decision soon and it's hard to imagine it won't bring forth significant change to intercollegiate athletics.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2014
  4. Lester Munson: What to know about the NFL concussion settlement p...

    Lester Munson

    Is the latest concussion settlement proposal good enough for players?

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  5. Lester Munson: All you need to know about the Ed O'Bannon v. NCAA...

    Lester Munson

    As we slog our way to the end of the Ed O'Bannon v. NCAA trial -- with no star witnesses left to testify -- it's a good time to revisit some of the basics and basic terms that have been part of the trial.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2014
  6. Lester Munson: NCAA setup baffles Ed O'Bannon antitrust trial jud...

    Lester Munson

    Judge Claudia Wilken may not fully grasp the intricacies of the BCS, the FBS and the CFP, but she has a firm grip on the ABCs of antitrust law and how it may work for Ed O'Bannon and thousands of college athletes.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  7. 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
  8. Ed O'Bannon economist may be MVP in lawsuit against NCAA

    Lester Munson

    The plaintiffs' economist's job in the O'Bannon-NCAA case is to convince a judge that the NCAA's refusal to allow college athletes to sell their names, images and likenesses is a violation of American antitrust laws.

    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. Donald Sterling's lawsuit against NBA has no chance to succeed in...

    Lester Munson

    Donald Sterling's lawsuit against the NBA and commissioner Adam Silver asserts that Sterling is the victim of an unconstitutional and illegal termination of his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, even though his ownership was not officially termi...

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2014
  11. Sudden willingness to consider sale of LA Clippers could be tacti...

    Lester Munson

    Donald Sterling's sudden willingness to consider a sale of the Los Angeles Clippers by his wife, Shelly, could be a tactic to delay the end of their ownership, Lester Munson writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2014
  12. New court filing by players says most seriously injured ex-NFL pl...

    Lester Munson

    Seven former NFL players filed a court motion Monday to challenge the $765 million NFL concussion settlement, arguing that the deal struck between the league and thousands of ex-players who sued it falls short.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2014
  13. Judge's ruling a setback for attorneys in NFL $765 million settle...

    Lester Munson

    A federal judge in Philadelphia has rejected a proposed settlement of more than 4,500 NFL concussion lawsuits. Her decision raises legal questions about the settlement, its terms and its future: Q: The attorneys for the players and the attorneys for ...

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  14. Settlement details in NFL concussion lawsuit may concern players

    Lester Munson

    Despite a confident display Tuesday from the players' attorney during a media conference call, it is increasingly clear that the $765 million concussion litigation settlement between the NFL and players who sued the league over health issues could ye...

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  15. Accuser's attorney makes case for reinvestigation, lists factors ...

    Lester Munson

    Accuser's attorney makes case for reinvestigation and lists factors in possible lawsuit against Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2013
  16. Lawyers in O'Bannon vs. NCAA case trying same tactic that defeate...

    Lester Munson

    After a seemingly endless debate about pay for play, a group of current and former college athletes are now telling a federal judge that she need take only a "quick look" at their lawsuit to conclude that they should all be paid. The players' asserti...

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2013