Why the House Antitrust Case is High Stakes For The NCAA
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SEPTEMBER 20, 2023 | written by STEVE ULRICH
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1. Why the House Antitrust Case is High Stakes For The NCAA
by Eric Prisbell, On3.com
“As fans gear up for an enticing buffet of highly anticipated college football games on Saturday, proceedings with even higher stakes will play out Thursday in a Northern California courtroom.
The motion hearing in the federal antitrust lawsuit, House v. NCAA, is the next step in a consequential case that could carry enormous implications for the NCAA as well as the broader college sports enterprise.
Plaintiffs are not merely seeking NIL backpay and a slice of the multi-billion-dollar broadcast revenue pie for themselves. The most important part is that plaintiffs have formally requested class certification, which would up the ante exponentially for the NCAA.”
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