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Pay for play: athletes file federal lawsuit against NCAA

Updated: Thursday, March 20 2014, 06:52 AM CDT
Miami (CNN) -- Calling the NCAA and five of the major athletic conferences a "cartel," an attorney representing four college athletes filed a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA on Monday, saying it was "illegally restraining competition for the services of players."

In short, college athletes should be paid, according to the landmark antitrust suit filed in a Trenton, New Jersey, federal court.

The NCAA compensation cap allows universities to pay their football and basketball players only in the form of tuition, books, room and board and related fees, which Monday's complaint says is akin to a price-fixing agreement.


Click here to read the full story: http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/17/justice/ncaa-student-athletes-payment-lawsuit/?hpt=hp_t2
Pay for play: athletes file federal lawsuit against NCAA


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