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Supreme Court To Hear Case On NCAA Benefits

The NCAA says limits are needed to prevent an escalated bidding war for players.
Posted at 10:25 AM, Mar 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-31 12:25:14-04

Men's and women's basketball teams are preparing for the Final Four this weekend. But college athletes hope to win another battle at the Supreme Court.

The high court will hear oral arguments in a case involving their benefits Wednesday.

The NCAA says limits are needed to prevent an escalated bidding war for players. But former college athletes argue the cap violates antitrust law.

If the justices uphold a lower court ruling that doesn't mean schools would be forced to pay the athletes. But it would expand the educational benefits they could receive.


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