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Supreme Court will not consider 'O'Bannon v. NCAA' appeals




In this March 26, 2014, file photo, Wisconsin's Traevon Jackson dribbles past the NCAA logo during practice at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Anaheim, Calif.
In this March 26, 2014, file photo, Wisconsin's Traevon Jackson dribbles past the NCAA logo during practice at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Anaheim, Calif.
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The Supreme Court has decided not to weigh in on the legal questions surrounding pay for college athletes.

Today, the high court said it would not consider appeals from either side in O'Bannon v. NCAA, a case involving former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon.

By not taking up the case, the high court left in place a lower court's ruling that the NCAA's amateurism rules for college basketball and football violated federal antitrust law. That ruling also said that the NCAA could restrict colleges from paying student athletes.

Brent Kendall, legal affairs reporter for The Wall Street Journal, joined Take Two to discuss.

To hear the full interview, click the blue player above.