Professor Wright Comments on Antitrust Lawsuits in Football
A call by member of the U.S. House of Representatives to hold Congressional hearings into whether the NFL's new agreement with the players union violates laws against monopolies prompted a news article that included comments by Professor Joshua Wright.
NFL antitrust hearings being pushed by Higgins, Buffalo News, April 16, 2006. By Douglas Turner.
" Successful antitrust lawsuits have given the football players union strong leverage over the league, Joshua D. Wright, law professor at George Mason University, said .
"Players' actions giving them free agency and increased shares of team proceeds have been the force behind all NFL collective bargaining agreements, said Wright, an antitrust specialist."