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Article posted: 4/1/2013 2:14 PM

NCAA battles former players' lawsuit over revenues

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon Jr., filed a federal lawsuit four years ago that aims to cut players in on the action and dramatically alter the financial relationship between student-athletes and the NCAA.

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Four years agoand, former UCLA standout Ed O'Bannon filed a lawsuit against the NCAA and the video game maker EA Sports seeking compensation after recognizing an avatar in the company's March Madness game that he says was created in his image. Since then, the lawsuit has blossomed into one of the biggest legal threats the NCAA has ever faced over the issue of paying student athletes.
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