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NCAA Gets Supreme Court Review on Athlete Compensation

Dec. 16, 2020, 2:32 PM

Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal by National Collegiate Athletic Association, will review antitrust ruling that would let member colleges offer athletes education-related compensation beyond previous caps.

  • Federal judge in Oakland, California, said limits on education-connected benefits -- including computers, tutoring and internships -- didn’t serve a pro-competitive purpose; federal appeals court upheld order
  • Supreme Court will hear arguments, probably rule by late June
  • Related: NCAA Loses Critical U.S. Court Ruling on Athlete Compensation
  • Case is NCAA v. Alston, 20-512

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