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A federal lawsuit linking a talent management company to alleged improper use of former Ohio State athletes' photos should be tossed out because there's no evidence the company did anything wrong, according to a court filing.
IMG Worldwide, Inc. and related entities are also backing Ohio State's request to have the lawsuit dismissed.
The lawsuit was filed this year by former Ohio State linebacker Chris Spielman. Among programs targeted by the complaint is a Honda-sponsored collection of 64 banners hung around Ohio Stadium featuring photos of former players, including Spielman.
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October 4, 2017