E.A. Sports Pays Student Athletes $40 Million, But NCAA Remains Greedy
While it doesn’t come as a total surprise, EA Sports and Collegiate Licensing Company will pay over $40 million to settle lawsuits formed by ex-players whose likenesses were used without compensation. It’s unknown how the large pie of money is supposed to be split up, but these millions are definitely a step in the right direction for the fearless leader behind this all — Ed O’Bannon.
After over four years of trying to get the folks at E.A. Sports, the CLC and the NCAA to pay for using innocent playing without paying a price; O’Bannon is finally starting to see his hard work pay off. This lawsuit was something that most didn’t see coming to fruition just a few years ago, yet the ex-UCLA Bruins‘ star has taken a stand and hopes to give all players a nice chunk of change.
North Carolina Built For 2016 Final Four Run
North Carolina's run ended in the Sweet 16 against a tough Wisconsin squad, but Tar Heel fans have plenty to look forward to next season. Former UNC great Jason Capel joins ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel to break down next season's squad, which includes all five returning starters. Read More
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PGA TOUR | Kelly Kraft soars to the top to win at Chitimacha
In the final round of the 2015 Chitimacha Louisiana Open presented by NACHER, Kelly Kraft’s exceptional play led to carding a 6-under 65 and his earn first win on the Web.com Tour. Read More