Class Action Suit Pits Players Against NCAA

Georgia and Auburn went head to head in one of the most exciting games of the week on Saturday, but both before and after the action ended, the players were all on the same team. A federal judge on Nov. 8 declared a case brought by the nonprofit National College Players Association as a class action, meaning that all Division I men's basketball players and bowl-subdivision football players are suing the NCAA unless they opt out. If they win, they will receive a slice of college sports revenue, including profits from broadcast rights contracts. Read more from Barrons.