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Antitrust issues in relocation of professional sports franchises

hearing before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session ... November 29, 1995.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Sports franchises -- Location -- United States.,
    • Football teams -- Location -- United States.,
    • Antitrust law -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 104-552
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .J835 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 133 p. ;
      Number of Pages133
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL728990M
      ISBN 100160534488
      LC Control Number97118008
      OCLC/WorldCa35684195

      Between and , Congress held a series of hearings to investigate the antitrust aspects of professional sports leagues. Among the concerns: ownership control of players, restrictions on new franchises, territorial protection, and other cartel-like behaviors. In The Big Leagues Go to Washington, David Surdam chronicles the key issues that arose during the hearings and the Cited by: 1.   It’s a power Congress exercised when they passed the Curt Flood Act of which Sports Illustrated explains limited “baseball’s antitrust exemption to issues of franchise relocation, the.

      One of the most controversial issues in modern professional sports is the mobility of professional sports franchises. Teams in the four major sports leagues—the National Basketball Association (NBA), Major League Baseball (MLB), the National Hockey League (NHL), and the National Football League (NFL)—have long been capable of moving their. “An Analysis of Trends in the Market for Professional Sports Teams and Stadiums: Separating Myth from Reality,” Antitrust Issues in Relocation of Professional Sports Franchises: Hearing Before the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition of the Committee of the Judiciary, United States Senate, November

      ] ANTITRUST IMPLICATIONS OF SPORTS LEAGUES league expansion or denied transfers of ownership,2 player mobility,3 league rule enforcement,4 and the prevention of rival league competi- tion.5 The challenge has taken many forms, and the players in these controversies are not always the same as those appearing on the field. Turkey Sag Trail, Suite , #, Palmyra VA


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Antitrust issues in relocation of professional sports franchises by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Submitted by: Howard Bartee, Jr. Abstract This research paper examines how antitrust laws have played a role in shaping the financial operations of the professional sports industry of today. Different aspects of economical, historical, governmental, cultural and financial perspectives have been identified as vital sources in the professional sports industry of the past, present and.

Get this from a library. Antitrust issues in relocation of professional sports franchises: hearing before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session Novem [United States.

Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. The term antitrust is used to describe any contract or conspiracy that illegally restrains trade and promotes anti-competitive of the term anti-competition rather than antitrust.

The American economy depends upon the laws of supply and demand – the theory of freedom of competition. Congress enacted antitrust laws to prevent anti-competitive behavior in business.

Relocation of professional sports teams occurs when a team owner moves a team, generally from one metropolitan area to another, but occasionally between municipalities in the same practice is most common in North America, where a league franchise system is used and the teams are overwhelmingly privately owned.

Owners who move a team generally. THE ANTITRUST IMPLICATIONS OF FRANCHISE RELOCATION RESTRICTIONS IN PROFESSIONAL SPORTS. Daniel E. Lazaroff* INTRODUCTION. N December ofNational Football League Commissioner Pete.

Rozelle testified before Congress that "[p]rofessional sports leagues are. at a point where-because of the novel business form of a sports league. The resolution of the policy issues raised by franchise relocation is likely to shape the way the federal government applies antitrust laws to professional sports Further, because parallels exist be-tween sports franchise movement and plant closings and reloca.

Start studying Sports Law AntiTrust. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. then the following labor issues have antitrust implications 1.

player drafts 2. restrictions on free agency -professional sports leagues restrict franchise relocation to other cities. Approval by 75% of owners is. Large compensation for franchise or manufacturer antitrust violations can be difficult to obtain.

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House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary. Frank P. Jozsa, Jr. and John J. Guthrie, Jr. have written one of the most relevant books of its kind. "Relocating Teams and Expanding Leagues in Professional Sports", covers the subject of professional sports and how those sports react to market conditions in today's era of big money and demanding by: 2.

Book Description: Between andCongress held a series of hearings to investigate the antitrust aspects of professional sports leagues. Among the concerns: ownership control of players, restrictions on new franchises, territorial protection, and other cartel-like behaviors.

Professional Sports and Antitrust Law: The Ground Rules of Immunity, Exemption, and Liability Phillip J. Closius Professional sports began in America in with the organization of the National League of Baseball.

From that date until approximately the legal system regarded professional sports as games or amusements rather.

As David George Surdam, a sports economist at the University of Northern Iowa, shows in his recent book The Big Leagues Go to Washington: Congress and Sports Antitrust,the U.S.

Congress throughout the second half of the 20 th century, while hosting numerous hearings on matters of professional sport antitrust, rarely passed.

Following an introductory section outlining the history of professional sports law and an overview of legal relationships in professional sports, Freedman traces the experience of each of the major sports—baseball, football, basketball, hockey, boxing, wrestling, tennis, golf, and soccer—as pertains to antitrust : Warren Freedman.

Between andCongress held a collection of hearings to examine the antitrust features of professional sports activities leagues. Among the many considerations: possession control of gamers, restrictions on new franchises, territorial protection, and different cartel-like behaviors. To find out more, see Roger Noll and Andrew Zimbalist’s edited book, Sports, Jobs, and Taxes: The Economic Impact of Sports Teams and Stadiums.

America is in the midst of a sports construction boom. that could fundamentally alter collective bargaining in professional sports. A similar legal battle — Anthony v.

NBA2 — ensued in the NBA after its collective bargaining agreement with its players expired on J Brady and Anthony represent a core disagreement regarding the role of antitrust and labor law in professional Size: KB.

Modifies baseball's antitrust exemption b. Allows baseball players to sue MLB if they believe that some condition of their employment may violate the antitrust laws-Other aspects of the business of baseball itself (ownership, management.

Moreover, writing inin his book Playing the Field: Why Sports Teams Move and Cities Fight to Keep Them, sport scholar and economist Charles C. Euchner explains that “[a]t some point in the past decade, virtually all professional franchises publicly threatened to move to a different city in order to extract benefits they desired from.

THE MISAPPLICATION OF ANTITRUST LAW TO PROFESSIONAL SPORTS LEAGUES Donald G. Kempf, Jr. * The recent stir over the Oakland Raiders' move to Los Angeles has sparked renewed interest in the application of the antitrust laws to professional sports. Resolution of the controversy not only could have a far-reaching impact.At the federal level, antitrust legislation serves as one culprit in the city-switching games played by teams.

Pro sports leagues have been classified by government officials as monopolies, and are therefore subject to antitrust regulation. This makes it all but impossible for leagues to exert any control over team movements.PLAYER DISCIPLINE IN PROFESSIONAL SPORTS: THE ANTITRUST ISSUES JOHN C.

WEISTART* INTRODUCTION One of the most frequently disputed aspects of the relationships which underlie professional sports is the power claimed by clubs and league commissioners to discipline athletes.' Provisions for disci.