A mixed Ninth Circuit ruling on antitrust and the NCAA

“Colleges can’t be required to let star athletes cash in on their celebrity status, a Ninth Circuit panel ruled Wednesday, reversing part of a landmark antitrust decision that had called into question the NCAA’s entire business model.” [Marisa Kendall, The Recorder; W$J] From August: “How Sports Got Blitzed By the Plaintiff’s Bar” [Ross Todd, The Recorder]

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  • I convicted NCAA in my own mind of outrageous meanness in the 1980s when part of their bill of indictment against Oklahoma U was giving a kid a ticket home to spend Christmas with his parents in Louisiana. If the tort bar can make NCAA sweat a bit, good for them.