- 10:57 am Thursday, June 5th, 2014 by Jeff Schultz
One would think that with all of the punches the NCAA is being hit with these days, it would become a better loser. Instead, it continues to provide more fodder for criticism.
Latest example: There’s a proposed $40 million settlement for class-action lawsuits filed by 200,000 to 300,000 former NCAA football and basketball players, whose likenesses were used by video game manufacturer EA Sports without their permission. This is just one of several lawsuits and issues the NCAA is dealing with, all circling around the fallacy of amateur athletics that it’s trying to perpetuate.
Anyway, this was the NCAA’s official response Wednesday [More]