Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The state of Pennsylvania is suing after the NCAA sanctioned Penn State.
Gov. Tom Corbett announced Wednesday that he is suing the National Collegiate Athletic Association for its sanctions against Penn State University. Corbett called the sanctions arbitrary and illegal, saying they would hurt the university, the state and Pennsylvanians. What do you think of this lawsuit? Share your thoughts in the comments section below. (Scroll to below the complete text of Corbett’s statement.) Corbett's Complete Press Release: Governor Tom Corbett today announced that he is suing the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), calling its sanctions against Penn State University arbitrary and illegal, saying they would result in irreparable economic damage to the university, the commonwealth and its citizens. “Penn …
Monday, October 15, 2012
Submit a claim now to be a part of or excluded from a class-action lawsuit that accuses EA of having a monopoly in exclusive licensing agreements with the NFL, NCAA and AFL
If you bought a new video game in the “Madden NFL,” “NCAA Football,” or “Arena Football” series for your Xbox, Xbox 360, PS2, PS3, GameCube, Wii or PC — between Jan. 1, 2005 and June 21, 2012 — you could be entitled to some money from Electronic Arts. A class action lawsuit against Electronic Arts filed in the U.S. Federal District Court for the Northern District of California will soon be settled, and U.S. consumers who purchased any games in these series are affected by it. If settled, Electronic Arts would have to pay $27 million into a fund for settlement class members. The gist of the lawsuit: EA has allegedly created a monopoly by signing exclusive licensing agreements to make games for the NFL, NCAA and Arena football leagues and …
Friday, February 3, 2012
On national signing day, Upper Dublin's Andrew Derr announced he will attend West Chester, Emily Hitchings to Bucknell, and Erin Lafferty to Temple.
Friday, February 3, 2012
On National College Signing Day Wednesday, three standout Upper Dublin athletes announced their choice of colleges. Andrew Derr announced he will play football for West Chester University, while field hockey star Emily Hitchings will take her talents Bucknell University, and soccer standout Erin Lafferty announced she will become a Temple Owl. For more on each student-athlete, see their bios here: Andrew Derr Parents: Dave & Andrea Derr School: West Chester University Anticipated Major: Business Other schools considered: Millersville, Kutztown Why he chose West Chester: Andrew says that he really liked the current members of the team and the coaching staff, as well as the environment of the school. What Coach Bret Stover says about …