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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.

Excerpt:
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."

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