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College Athletes: You Want to Get Paid without Violating NCAA Rules? File a Trademark Lawsuit a la Johnny Manziel

Under NCAA rules, boosters can't pay college athletes, but apparently, the courts can. The Houston Chronicle is reporting that the NCAA has determined that Texas A&M quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner, Johnny Manziel, can keep any potential earnings awarded in his recently filed trademark...

The Debate About College Athletes as Employees Moves to the National Labor Relations Board

On January 28, 2014, players on the Northwestern University football team filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") seeking union representation. The petition is the first of its kind and, if successful, the Northwestern football team would be the first group of college...