NCAA Asks 9th Circuit to Strip $40M Fee Award From Student-Athletes

The National Collegiate Athletic Association fought a $40 million attorney fee award at the Ninth Circuit on Thursday, in an antitrust class action by former student-athletes who said the organization forced students to sign their rights away while reaping the benefits of licensing and merchandise agreements.

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Injured NFL Star Turns the Table on Paparazzi

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. sued a paparazzo and a picture agency in federal court, claiming their “coercive” business model is to secretly photograph celebrities from long range, sell the photos for profit, then demand thousands of dollars from the celebrities for purported copyright infringement.

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