Lawyers for the plaintiffs in the Ed O’Bannon class-action antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA said Monday they would not appeal.
The rapidly changing environment of collegiate athletics will make conducting future athletic business more challenging.
The NCAA and a group of major conferences cite the O’Bannon ruling as a primary reason to dismiss two other antitrust lawsuits.
Athletic officials seek clarity in the wake of two momentous outcomes poised to reshape college sports.
The full cost of attendance is generally between $2,000 and $5,000 per year more than the value of an athletic scholarship.
USA TODAY Sports reports that benefits to football and men’s basketball players could be put in place for the 2016-17 school year.