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Reuters: NCAA faces legal blitz as states, more athletes sue over curbs on student players

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NCAA faces legal blitz as states, more athletes sue over curbs on student players​

By Mike Scarcella

Dec 7 (Reuters) - A group of states and star college athletes on Thursday lodged a pair of new antitrust lawsuits against the National Collegiate Athletic Association, ramping up legal pressure on the organization as it is already facing billions of dollars in potential liability over curbs on players.

A proposed class of college athletes sued in California court to strike down all of the NCAA's rules that bar athletes from being compensated for their athletic roles.

"It will end the NCAA cartel," said Winston & Strawn's Jeffrey Kessler, who filed the California lawsuit with Steve Berman of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro.

Read more at https://www.reuters.com/legal/litig...es-sue-over-curbs-student-players-2023-12-07/
 
This is one of those be careful what you wish for things. If the schools can start paying players directly, I'd assume they'd be able to enter into contracts with the players. Would definitely change the transfer portal I'd think.
 
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