Dave Helling writes: A federal judge recently took a small but important step to disassemble the college sports cartel by ordering NCAA Division I schools to set aside at least $5,000 in deferred annual payments to football and men’s basketball players for the uses of their names and likenesses in video games. One of the lead plaintiffs in the lawsuit was former UCLA basketball player Ed O’Bannon Jr.
Dave Helling writes: A federal judge recently took a small but important step to disassemble the college sports cartel by ordering NCAA Division I schools to set aside at least $5,000 in deferred annual payments to football and men’s basketball players for the uses of their names and likenesses in video games. One of the lead plaintiffs in the lawsuit was former UCLA basketball player Ed O’Bannon Jr. File photo by Isaac Brekken The Associated Press
Dave Helling writes: A federal judge recently took a small but important step to disassemble the college sports cartel by ordering NCAA Division I schools to set aside at least $5,000 in deferred annual payments to football and men’s basketball players for the uses of their names and likenesses in video games. One of the lead plaintiffs in the lawsuit was former UCLA basketball player Ed O’Bannon Jr. File photo by Isaac Brekken The Associated Press

Dave Helling: College sports system continues to crumble

August 25, 2014 7:00 AM