Just last week, video game giant (and two-time Worst Company In America winner) EA agreed to settle a lawsuit with student-athletes whose likenesses it had used in NCAA sports video games without their permission. Today, lawyers representing the students announced that they’ve also reached a settlement agreement with the NCAA. Between the two cases, students who were eligibly for up to $951 each in compensation are now eligible for… roughly $1000 in compensation.
NCAA Settles With Student Athletes For A Decade Of Using Their Likenesses In Video Games Without Permission
Following on the heels of the Aaron Hernandez jersey trade-in held by the NFL this past weekend, EA Sports says it’s removed the New England Patriots player from two games: NCAA Football 14 and Madden NFL 25. The tight end was arrested on murder charges in late June. [More]
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