College Football

NCAA to appeal ruling over compensation

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The NCAA and major college conferences will appeal a judge's ruling that the governing body violated antitrust laws by limiting education-related benefits to athletes.

In a statement released early Saturday, the said the district court "erred by giving itself authority to micromanage decisions about education-related support" to athletes.

"We believe, and the Supreme Court has recognized, that NCAA member schools and conferences are best positioned to strengthen and revise their rules to better support student-athletes, rather than forcing these issues into continuous litigation," NCAA chief legal officer Donald Remy said.

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