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States, More College Athletes Sue the NCAA Over Curbs on Student Players

A group of states and star college athletes on Thursday lodged a pair of new antitrust lawsuits against the National Collegiate Athletic Association, ramping up legal pressure on the organization as it is already facing billions of dollars in potential liability over curbs on players.

A proposed class of college athletes sued in California court to strike down all of the NCAA’s rules that bar athletes from being compensated for their athletic roles.

“It will end the NCAA cartel,” said Winston & Strawn’s Jeffrey Kessler, who filed the California lawsuit with Steve Berman of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro.

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