Just When You Thought It Was Over: 9th Circuit Seeks More Information from Athletes and NCAA

Previously, it was reported that U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of California, Claudia Wilken, handed a limited win to college athletes in the Shawne Alston, et al v. NCAA, et al case. Judge Wilken ruled that the NCAA cannot limit compensation or benefits “related to education.”

However, the plaintiffs were seeking to invalidate caps on all forms of compensation. In their quest, they appealed Judge Wilken’s ruling to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. On Jan. 6, 2020, the …

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Stay Right Where You Are: Ninth Circuit Grants NCAA Request to Put Injunction on Hold

On Friday, July 31, a panel of judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to put a ruling that ordered the NCAA to allow universities to offer student athletes a limited share of revenue on hold.  The NCAA had requested this stay of the injunction on Friday, July 17, asking that the ruling be paused until the 9th Circuit could issue its opinion in the case.

In the brief order, the three-judge panel that reviewed the case said that it would stay …

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