EA Sports And CLC Finalize Video Game Settlement With Former Players

Four class-action suits brought by former NCAA players against EA Sports and the Collegiate Licensing Company were settled back in September 2013 for $40 million, but aside from the amount, most of the other terms needed ironing out. On Friday night, the parties filed a settlement with the U.S. District Court for… » 5/31/14 5:00pm 5/31/14 5:00pm

EA Sports Didn't Need the NCAA's Logo, and Maybe It Didn't Want It

If you want to see a relic of sports history, dust off a copy of College Football USA '96. In its final season, the old Southwest Conference appeared for the first and only time in a video game. The next year, four members split to form the Big XII. This game is one of the last places you can still see the SWC logo. » 7/21/13 4:30pm 7/21/13 4:30pm

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

EA Sports used the real names of college players when coding its NCAA » 9/19/12 8:30pm 9/19/12 8:30pm 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 reported yesterday.