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US: NCAA’s crucial victory

 |  March 27, 2013

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has reportedly won a motion to dismiss a claim against the athletics group initiated by former student-athletes. The case, which alleged that the NCAA restricted financial aid given to student-athletes. The judge for Rock v. NCAA, however, granted the motion to dismiss the claim in part because the plaintiffs were found to have insufficiently identified a market in which the NCAA restricted trade. The approval presents a major victory for the NCAA as the body faces various legal challenges, including a class action suit concerning the association’s use of athletes’ images in videogames without consent.


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