NCAA football players and basketball players have won a law suit after suing EA Sports for using their names in video games.
On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken orally approved a combined $60 million settlement that ended claims against video game manufacturer Electronic Arts, Collegiate Licensing Company and the NCAA over the use of players’ names, images and likenesses in video games. Rob Carey and Steve Berman, two attorneys for the plaintiffs
At the moment, the maximum amount a player could receive from the settlements is about $7,200, Berman said. More than 20,000 claims have been made and the deadline for players to seek money has been extended to July 31, according to Berman.