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  • Study: NCAA eventually prevails in most student-athlete lawsuits

    When student-athletes sue the NCAA, the governing body of college athletics eventually wins more than 70 percent of the time on appeal - a finding that could pressure both groups to adopt a new model for amateur athletics that more closely resembles the employment relationship, says Michael LeRoy, a professor of labor and employment relations at Illinois.

    When student-athletes sue the NCAA, the governing body of college athletics eventually wins more than 70 percent of the time on appeal - a finding that could pressure both groups to adopt a new model for amateur athletics that more closely resembles the employment relationship, says Michael LeRoy, a professor of labor and employment relations at Illinois.

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      When student-athletes sue the NCAA, the governing body of college athletics eventually wins more than 70 percent of the time on appeal - a finding that could pressure both groups to adopt a new model for amateur athletics that more closely resembles the employment relationship, says Michael LeRoy, a professor of labor and employment relations at Illinois.

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  • To contact Michael LeRoy, call 217-766-5012; email m-leroy@illinois.edu.