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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ACLU Fights Collegiate Ban on Women Wrestling Men

The American Civil Liberties Union said Wednesday in a sharply worded letter that the governing body for college club wrestling programs is discriminating against a female national wrestling champion by barring her from competing against male student-athletes, effectively benching her for the entire season.

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