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
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
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
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