Tag Archive | Ninth Circuit

O’Bannon’s End: Supreme Court Rejects Appellate Review

The lawsuit against the NCAA over whether Division I men’s basketball and football players can be compensated for the commercial use of their names, images and likenesses came to an abrupt end on Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court denied petitions by both O’Bannon and the NCAA to review the case. The Supreme Court’s decision […]

O’Bannon Update: NCAA and O’Bannon seek Supreme Court review

The fight over pay-for-play rules steamed ahead this month as the NCAA joined the O’Bannon plaintiffs’ request that the United States Supreme Court reconsider the ruling of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, albeit for different reasons. In March, O’Bannon sought review of the part of the Ninth Circuit’s ruling that found the NCAA did […]

O’Bannon Update: Plaintiff’s Arguments Against Stay of Injunction

The Plaintiffs in O’Bannon v. National Collegiate Athletic Association case filed their opposition on Monday to the NCAA’s request to stay the injunction that on Saturday would allow schools to begin offering football and men’s basketball players as much as $5,000 per year to compensate them for use of their names, images, and likenesses.  On […]

O’Bannon Update: NCAA seeks stay of District Court injunction that would take effect August 1

With no ruling yet from the Ninth Circuit in the landmark O’Bannon v. National Collegiate Athletic Association case, the NCAA on Friday asked to stay the injunction that would allow schools to begin offering football and men’s basketball players as much as $5,000 per year to compensate student-athletes for use of their names, images, and likenesses. […]

O’Bannon v. NCAA: Practical Considerations for New Pay-for-Play Rules (Part Two)

As we discussed on the blog last month, Judge Wilken’s decision in O’Bannon v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, if upheld, will have a marked effect on collegiate athletics. As it stands, the NCAA is enjoined from setting a cap on athletic scholarships below the full cost of attendance for student-athletes and allows schools to compensate […]

Still Waiting. . .O’Bannon v. NCAA: How did we get here? (Part One)

It’s been ten months since U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken’s landmark decision in O’Bannon v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, where Judge Wilken found that NCAA rules that prohibited basketball and football players from receiving more than the value of a full grant-in-aid scholarship constituted an unreasonable restraint of trade.  The impact of the ruling is […]