Third Successive Court Smacks NCAA Down, Allows Todd McNair's Lawsuit To Proceed

The California Supreme Court ruled against the NCAA, declining to review the 2nd District Court of Appeal’s December decision allowing former USC football assistant coach Todd McNair’s lawsuit against the NCAA to proceed. McNair is likely to win at least a part of his lawsuit, which in its course will reveal a trove…

T.J. Simers's $7.1 Million Award Against The Los Angeles Times Thrown Out

A Los Angeles judge has voided the $7.1 million judgement a jury awarded former Los Angeles Times sports columnist T.J. Simers in November, after he sued the paper for age and disability discrimination. The LA Times reports that Judge William A. MacLaughlin wrote there was “substantial evidence” that the paper did…

Wanderlei Silva Cites Sketchy Vitor Belfort Drug Test In UFC Fight-Fixing Suit

In July, the UFC filed a defamation lawsuit against legendary fighter Wanderlei Silva over two posts he made on Facebook, in which Silva alleged—ludicrously, it should be said—that the UFC fixed fights. Now Silva is trying to get that lawsuit thrown out of court, arguing that there is proof of his allegations, and…

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