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Have you ever wondered how the EA Sports NCAA Football and NCAA Basketball video games almost caused the downfall of college sports? Or questioned what the future holds for college athletes and their ability to capitalize off their name, likeness, and image? If so, this is the podcast for you as today we conclude our three-part series deep diving the intersection of the Sherman Antitrust Act and sport, focusing this time on two of most important lawsuits in NCAA history. Beginning with a quick reminder of what the Sherman Antitrust Act is (3:18) and how it has been applied to college sport (7:41), we then move to discuss the recent lawsuits challenging the status quo of the NCAA (11:45). More specifically, we breakdown both O’Bannon v. NCAA (20:40) and Alston v. NCAA (43:51), examining the legal arguments and decisions the courts have issued, before ending with a discussion of what those decisions mean for college sports going forward (54:51). So, if you are interested in learning more about what the future holds for the NCAA and if that future includes athletes making money like professionals, just sit back relax and enjoy this episode of The Sport Professor Podcast.