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How's It Playing? Headlines Following The O'Bannon Decision
Published August 10, 2014
U.S. District Court Judge Claudia Wilken late Friday issued her 99-page ruling "in favor of a group of plaintiffs" led by O'Bannon." She ruled that the NCAA's limits on "what major college football and men's basketball players can receive for playing sports 'unreasonably restrain trade' in violation of antitrust laws" (USATODAY.com, 8/8).
USATODAY.com on Friday night: "Judge Releases Ruling On O'Bannon Case: NCAA Loses"
N.Y. TIMES P1 on Saturday: "NCAA Must Allow Colleges to Pay Athletes, Judge Rules"
N.Y. TIMES Sunday header: "99-Page Ruling in O'Bannon Case Is Missing Something: Clarity"
WSJ.com: "Judge Rules Against NCAA Ban on Paying Players," with the subhead, "O'Bannon Decision Would Allow Athletes to Make Money from Licensing Revenue; NCAA Can Appeal"
TIME.com: "Harsh, But In The End Puzzling"
N.Y. TIMES columnist and NCAA critic Joe Nocera weighs in on events of the last week under the header: "This Is Reform? The NCAA's Feeble Reform Impulse"
ESPN.com's Lester Munson gives his takeaways under the header, "O'Bannon Ruling Could Haunt NCAA"