NCAA breaks off gaming deal with Electronic Arts

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Posted: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 12:00 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Hang on to NCAA Football 14, all you video game fans. It will be a collector's edition.

The NCAA said Wednesday it will no longer allow Electronic Arts Inc. to use its logo starting next year. The move ends a lucrative business deal with the gaming industry giant and comes as the NCAA fights a high-profile lawsuit that says the governing body owes billions of dollars to former players for allowing their likenesses to be used for free. Former Nebraska quarterback Sam Keller is one of the players involved in the lawsuit.

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