Tag Archive | Pay-for-Play

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 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 […]