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Florida State sues the NCAA

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The Florida State University announced today that it is taking legal action to have the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) comply with the public records laws of the state of Florida. Several news media organizations have sued both the NCAA and The Florida State University to compel the release of public records associated with the university’s appeal of an NCAA ruling. Today, the university filed a "cross-claim" in Leon County (Fla.) Circuit Court, essentially against the NCAA. The university also seeks compensation from the NCAA for legal fees and other costs it has incurred because of the NCAA’s refusal to release the documents in question.