The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upholds that a college athletics association’s restrictions on compensation should be subject to antitrust scrutiny (O’Bannon / NCAA)

NCCA Gains Ground Against Student-Athletes In Appeal Of O’Bannon Case* Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the NCAA may restrict colleges from compensating student-athletes beyond the cost of attendance, handing the NCAA a partial victory in its continuing courtroom fight against athletes’ rights. The Ninth Circuit affirmed in part and vacated in part Judge Claudia Wilken’s landmark holding in O’Bannon v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, et al., an antitrust class action brought by former All-American UCLA basketball player Ed O’Bannon, challenging the NCAA’s restrictions on compensation to Division I basketball and FBS football players for use of their name, image, and likeness

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  • Constantine Cannon (New York)

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David A. Scupp, The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upholds that a college athletics association’s restrictions on compensation should be subject to antitrust scrutiny (O’Bannon / NCAA), 30 September 2015, e-Competitions September 2015, Art. N° 76167

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