U.S. High Court Declines To Hear NCAA, Student-Athletes Appeals

Mealey's (October 3, 2016, 1:37 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 3 denied petitions for writ of certiorari filed by both student-athletes and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) after the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that NCAA regulations are subject to antitrust scrutiny and, pursuant to the rule of reason, the NCAA must allow its schools to provide compensation to their student-athletes up to the cost of attendance (Edward C. O’Bannon, Jr., et al. v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, No. 15-1167, National Collegiate Athletic Association...
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