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Shawne Alston lawsuit raising eyebrows
A former West Virginia Mountaineer has become the center of the long held debate over the idea of compensating college football players above the cost of books, room and board and tuition.
How to kill the NCAA
Last week, lawyers for a former West Virginia University running back, Shawne Alston, proposed a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA and the five power conferences.
3-point stance: Alston suit could mean trouble
Alston's antitrust claim, that scholarships covering less than the full cost of attendance amount to restraint of trade, is similar to the restricted-earnings debacle of the early 1990s.
Ex-player sues NCAA over scholarship value cap
For more than 40 years, the NCAA has restricted the number, value and guarantee of athletic scholarships.
NCAA, conferences sued over scholarship value
A mother behind the wheel of a minivan that was driven with her three children into the surf off Daytona Beach, Fla., is undergoing a mental evaluation.
NCAA, conferences are sued over scholarship value
A former West Virginia football player sued the NCAA and five major conferences Wednesday, saying they have violated antitrust laws by agreeing to cap the value of an athletic scholarship at less than the actual cost of attending school.
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Hagens Berman: NCAA Football Player Challenges NCAA Rules Limiting Financial Aid and Compensation
Student athletes playing under NCAA auspices today filed an antitrust class-action lawsuit against the NCAA and the NCAA's most powerful members including the Pac-12, Big Ten, Big-12 as well as the and ACC, claiming these entities have agreed in violation of national antitrust laws to cap the value of athletic scholarships despite the fact that the ... (more)