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Oral arguments set for NCAA's appeal in Todd McNair's defamation suit
Oral arguments set for NCAA's appeal in Todd McNair's defamation suit

An appeal hearing in the defamation lawsuit that former USC assistant coach Todd McNair filed against the NCAA is scheduled for next month in Los Angeles. The NCAA is seeking to have the California Court of Appeals overturn a Los Angeles Superior Court judge’s 2012 ruling against the NCAA’s motions to dismiss the case and keep documents under seal. Oral arguments are scheduled for Oct. 15. The Los Angeles Times and the New York Times filed an application with the appellate court to unseal the NCAA documents. McNair filed his lawsuit in June 2011, two months after the NCAA denied his appeal to overturn a penalty imposed against him as a result of an investigation that...

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