Circuit Umps Look Poised to Knock Out Class Action Over Baseball Cheating Scandal

Citing Major League Baseball’s long history of corked bats, spitballs and steroids, the Second Circuit on Monday appeared unlikely to revive a class action that says a coverup of the 2017 electronic sign-stealing scandal cheated fans out of an honest fantasy baseball competition.

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Judge Rejects Equal-Pay Claims by US Women’s Soccer Team

The U.S. Women’s soccer team’s gender discrimination lawsuit deflated Friday when a federal judge in Los Angeles granted U.S. Soccer Federation summary judgment, finding women earned more in cumulative pay and rejecting claims women would have earned more under the men’s team’s pay structure.

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University Presidents Call New Student Athlete Pay Law a ‘Crisis’

Less than three months after California passed a landmark law that will allow college athletes to earn money from the commercial use of their likeness, the National Collegiate Athletic Association held its annual convention in the Golden State Thursday to address the elephant in the room.

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