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SI.com's O'Bannon v. NCAA coverage

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It's here: The long-awaited Ed O'Bannon v. NCAA trial has finally arrived. What began in 2009 as a case about video games has transformed into an assessment of the entire business model for major college sports. The NCAA has faced a number of notable challenges recently, but the O'Bannon lawsuit has the potential to be the most significant.

The trial takes place in a courtroom in Oakland, Calif., and SI.com will be on hand to provide daily coverage and analysis. For more content, check out the college football section page.

O'Bannon v. NCAA Case Coverage

Featured Content

 
 

Staples: NCAA suffers blow with revealing emails introduced as evidence

Staples: In trying to make a point, NCAA fumbles cross-examination

Mandel: Former Alabama WR Prothro: 'I want to see change for the future'

Mandel: Network broadcast contracts become focal points on day four

McCann: NCAA reaches settlement with Keller plaintiffs: What does it mean?

Staples: Separating truth from myth in the Ed O'Bannon v. NCAA trial

Staff: Who's who? Here are the figures who will shape O'Bannon v. NCAA

McCann: A full breakdown of possible outcomes in Ed O'Bannon v. NCAA

Video: Is O'Bannon v. NCAA the most significant lawsuit in sports history?

Video: Presenting the (possible) opening arguments in advance of O'Bannon

Weekly Updates

Week 1

McCann: NCAA reaches $20M settlement with Keller plaintiffs
Mandel: Ex-Alabama WR Tyrone Prothro: 'I want to see change'
Rickman: Dan Rascher talks big business of college football
Mandel: Attorney questions proposed revenue-sharing model
Mandel: Is NCAA anti-competitive? Roger Noll fields questions
Mandel: Questions of price-fixing, amateurism fill day one
Mandel: O'Bannon, Noll take the stand to open proceedings
Staples: With college sports model in flux, ADs forced to wait

Week 2

Staples: Delany reinforces plaintiffs' key points in O'Bannon trial
Staples: Judge asks key questions to Mark Emmert on the stand
Staples: O'Bannon just the start: Jenkins case could unhinge NCAA
Staples: Ex-Vandy LB Chase Garnham testifies about time commitment 
Staples: NCAA fumbles cross-examination at key juncture in O'Bannon
Staples: Revealing emails introduced as evidence damage NCAA case

Week 3

Mandel: How exactly did the NCAA botch the O'Bannon trial?
McCann: NCAA makes strong counterargument on final day of case
McCann: NCAA defends business model after plaintiffs call it cartel
McCann: Do Division I schools make or lose money on sports?
Mandel: Trial shifts to topic of product endorsements in third week
McCann: The legal importance of fan interest in the O'Bannon trial

More Coverage

Staples: Talk of Division IV? No matter what, current system must change
Staples: Coaches and ADs must adapt to a world with fewer regulations

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