FILE - In this Feb. 23, 1956 file photo, University of San 

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 1956 file photo, University of San Francisco basketball player Bill Russell poses for a photo.A four-year-old federal lawsuit aims to cut players in on the action and dramatically alter the financial relationship between student-athletes and the NCAA. Former athletes such as UCLA basketball star and the NCAA tournament’s most outstanding player in 2005, Ed O’Bannon, and others like Oscar Robertson and Russell argue they are entitled to share in the spoils earned from their labors.  (AP Photo/File)
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 1956 file photo, University of San Francisco basketball player Bill Russell poses for a photo.A four-year-old federal lawsuit aims to cut players in on the action and dramatically alter the financial relationship between student-athletes and the NCAA. Former athletes such as UCLA basketball star and the NCAA tournament’s most outstanding player in 2005, Ed O’Bannon, and others like Oscar Robertson and Russell argue they are entitled to share in the spoils earned from their labors. (AP Photo/File)
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