Class Claims Against NCAA Alleging Sham Classes At UNC Are Dismissed

(August 17, 2016, 1:14 PM EDT) -- GREENSBORO, N.C. — A North Carolina federal judge on Aug. 12 granted a motion by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to dismiss it as a defendant in a class complaint accusing the NCAA and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) of steering college athletes into sham classes where they received little to no education (Rashanda McCants, et al. v. The National Collegiate Athletic Association, et al., No. 15-176, M.D. N.C.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 106873).

(Opinion available. Document #43-160819-012Z.)

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