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NCAA athletes set to receive $40M after EA illegally used their faces, images in video games

NCAA athletes have moved one step closer to receiving settlement money for having their names and faces used in video games. Hagens Berman, the Seattle-based law firm representing former NCAA student-athletes, filed a motion to approve a settlement that could result in $40 million for athletes who claim that EA and College Licensing Co. used… Read More

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Geek Madness Day 4: Curie vs. Mendel; da Vinci vs. Edison

Editor’s Note: Geek Madness is our quest to find the greatest geek of all time On Monday we kicked off the last four first-round matchups in the technology bracket, and today we’re doing the same on the math/science side. Voting for the remaining eight games will wrap up Wednesday night, so make sure you head over to our Facebook page and… Read More

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Should sports reporters be permitted to Tweet every play? Here’s what Pac-12 schools have to say about it

By now, you may have heard that the University of Washington athletic department reprimanded a reporter for Tweeting too much during a college basketball game. The decision generated tons of discussion both here on GeekWire and around the web. We dug a little further to figure out what other big schools along the west coast… Read More