NCAA Series News


NCAA sues EA over student athlete settlement

By Steve Watts, Nov 21, 2013 7:10am PST

The NCAA has filed suit against Electronic Arts, alleging that the publisher's settlement with student athletes would negate a legal obligation to compensate them for legal fees and other liabilities.


"no kidding. the NCAA needs compensation for its losses? WHAT? "

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EA's NCAA settlement cost company $40 million

By Steve Watts, Oct 30, 2013 7:00am PDT

EA revealed yesterday in a financial call that its settlement with the NCAA cost it $40 million.


Lawsuit not meant to prevent NCAA games

By Steve Watts, Oct 07, 2013 10:40am PDT

One of the co-lead counsels for the players in the class action NCAA suit against EA says nothing in the agreement prevents them from making future games.


"EA should just hire Key and Peele to make a random name generator. Problem solved! ..."

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Alleged murderer Aaron Hernandez to be removed from Madden 25, NCAA 14

By Steve Watts, Jul 08, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Electronic Arts has announced that it has removed former Patriots tight end (and accused murderer) Aaron Hernandez from Madden NFL 25, and will be doing the same for his appearance in NCAA 14 via a title update.


"Yeah, cause Vick killed a person. What team was that? The Ravens? The one with the murderer?"

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NCAA Football 14 demo coming tomorrow

By Steve Watts, Jun 17, 2013 1:25pm PDT

NCAA Football 14 is getting a demo on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 tomorrow.


"looking forward to trying this, some nice looking animations in that trailer"

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EA Sports settlement offers up to $20 payout for past football game purchases

By Steve Watts, Apr 16, 2013 1:32pm PDT

The payment amounts for the monopoly settlement EA reached in July have been tripled, due to a lower-than-expected number of claimants.


"Crazy, I bought every single game in that series. I usually don't "claim" things here but ... ..."

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Madden NFL price-fixing settlement blocks EA NCAA exclusivity

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 23, 2012 10:00am PDT

EA is set to pay out $27 million and swear not to renew its exclusivity agreement with the NCAA, as part of the settlement for a 2008 class-action lawsuit alleging such arrangements resulted in price-fixing.


"No names, just numbers. It's pretty laughable in the context of players not getting paid ..."

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NCAA Football 2013 cover to feature Robert Griffin III

By Steve Watts, Feb 27, 2012 9:15am PST

EA Sports announced today that Robert Griffin III will appear as one of two cover athletes for NCAA Football 13. The other will be determined by a fan vote starting March 12.


"I bet he wears a monocle under his helmet and a top hat on it."

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EA wins NCAA player lawsuit

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 09, 2011 3:30pm PDT

A lawsuit against Electronic Arts over the likeness of a former NCAA football player has been dismissed in court.


""Brown had reason for such a confident response. EA has won the lawsuit, and Earth hasn't been ..."

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