Supreme Court Slams NCAA’s “Procompetitive Rationale” in Unanimous Ruling
, J. Wyatt Fore
Last week, the Supreme Court unanimously affirmed
a lower court decision striking down NCAA rules limiting student-athlete compensation in a decision that is now being scrutinized for its impact on both antitrust law and college sports.
In NCAA v. Alston
, plaintiffs challenged those restrictions as a horizontal agreement to limit earnings for their labor. The Supreme Court agreed, holding that the antitrust laws...