Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - NCAA Cannot Delay Trial Or Sever Antitrust Claims, Federal Judge Rules

Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - NCAA Cannot Delay Trial Or Sever Antitrust Claims, Federal Judge Rules

OAKLAND, Calif. - Student-athletes' trial on antitrust claims against the National Collegiate Athletic Association will proceed as scheduled June 9, a federal judge in California ruled May 23 in denying the NCAA's motion to continue the trial or, alternatively, to sever certain of the antitrust claims and try them later with student-athletes' right-of-publicity claims (Samuel Keller, et al. v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, et al., No. C 09-1967, N.D. Calif.; Edward O'Bannon, et al. v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, et al., No. C 09-3329, N.D. Calif.).

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