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NCAA Granted Stay In O'Bannon Case, With No Timetable For Appellate Court Ruling

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 03 / 15

An appellate court "granted a stay on Friday of a federal judge’s ruling last year that NCAA rules preventing athletes from making money from college sports broadcasts and video games violated antitrust law," according to Tracy & Strauss of the N.Y. TIMES. The stay "is at least a temporary...

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