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Law to allow Oklahoma universities to sue sports boosters


April 26, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has signed a Senate bill that will allow universities to sue sports boosters and agents who violate regulations.

The bill signed Thursday allows a lawsuit against third parties who trigger penalties and economic losses against universities for breaking a governing body's rules. It will take effect in November.

Schools have lost revenue from sanctions that have prevented playoff appearances and other missed games, The Oklahoman reported ( ).

Richard Knapp, executive director of the University of Oklahoma's Touchdown Club,...

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