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New lawsuit targets NCAA, 11 conferences over scholarships
New lawsuit targets NCAA, 11 conferences over scholarships

A federal antitrust lawsuit filed Friday accused the NCAA and 11 conferences of fixing prices by capping the value of athletic scholarships. The lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota is the latest in a surge of litigation targeting the NCAA. This is at least the fourth lawsuit this year related to the gap between scholarships and the actual cost of attendance. The suit filed Friday is believed to be the first antitrust action against the NCAA to include a female plaintiff -- former Kennesaw State basketball player Ashley Holliday. Also unlike previous lawsuits, it names all 10 Football Bowl Subdivision conferences. An 11th conference, the Atlantic Sun, is also...

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