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NCAA lawyers on pretty much everything: 'OBJECTION'

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It's all part of the strategy. But it's still funny.

Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY

The NCAA is facing the biggest lawsuit in its history right now, but the organization seems to be focused on the future. As CBS Sports' Jon Solomon explained, it may have even conceded a loss in this trial and is planning for a long appeals process.

In a bold statement, O'Bannon lead attorney Michael Hausfeld essentially said the NCAA thinks it's going to lose this trial. Hausfeld noted the NCAA's hiring of prominent appeals attorney Seth Wexler in 2013 and many efforts by the NCAA to delay or redefine the trial in the weeks before it started.

In order to build an appeal, the NCAA has to have legitimate objections to certain things that have happened in the trial, like admittance of evidence. That's happened mostly during the testimony of expert witnesses.

So its goal on Monday, during the testimony of Drexel sports management professor and NCAA critic/expert Ellen Staurowsky? OBJECT TO EVERYTHING.

It started before the testimony:

And it continued throughout the testimony:

And the best one ...

How'd all those objections work? Almost all of the NCAA's objections were overruled, except for one.