Saturday, August 09, 2014

Judge rules against NCAA in Ed O'Bannon antitrust lawsuit

 It's time to take a look at education administrators.  The culture of school administrators from elementary through college is supports the personal and political agendas of those in charge rather than the advancement of students.
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Judge rules against NCAA in Ed O'Bannon antitrust lawsuit

Former UCLA star Ed O'Bannon prevails in landmark lawsuit against NCAA
U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken dealt a major  blow Friday afternoon to the NCAA and its long-held value of amateurism, ruling in an antitrust case that the association's policies banning athletes from profiting from their own names, images and likenesses  “unreasonably restrain trade.”
Wilken issued her ruling five weeks after a bench trial in the case brought by former UCLA basketball star Ed O’Bannon on behalf of Division I men’s basketball and football players concluded.

Wilken, however, stopped short of lifting rules that bar student-athletes to receive money for commercial endorsements while in school, saying that would  “undermine the efforts of both the NCAA and its member schools to protect against the ‘commercial exploitation’ of student-athletes.”...

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