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EA Sports Has No Right To College Players, Judges Say

A US federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit brought by a college quarterback against EA Sports, on grounds the video game publisher used his likeness without permission in its popular NCAA Football series. Ryan Hart sued years ago on grounds that the Rutgers quarterback in NCAA Football exhibited all…

EA Sports Coded College Games With Real Names, Say Lawsuit Emails

EA Sports Coded College Games With Real Names, Say Lawsuit Emails

EA Sports used the real names of college players when coding its NCAA rosters internally and the NCAA’s licensing authority argued that the publisher should be allowed to include them in the games themselves, according to emails turned up in a lawsuit against both the publisher and the NCAA, ESPN…