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US: NCAA’s patience tested in Penn State case

 |  May 1, 2013

A hearing set for yesterday, May 1, has been pushed back to May 20 in an order from a US district judge that well test the patience of the National Collegiate Athletic Association waiting to hear whether the case against the organization will be allowed to proceed. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett filed a lawsuit against the NCAA last January concerning penalties imposed on Penn State following the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Corbett claims those penalties – including a $60 million fine – are against antitrust law; the NCAA, however, argues the sanctions have nothing to do with competition law. The NCAA made a motion to dismiss the case in February, but the scheduled date for oral arguments has now been pushed back.

Full Content: The Pennsylvania Record

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