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US District Judge: Trial Can Decide Fate Of MLB’s Strict TV Broadcasts

Major League Baseball cannot hide behind its antitrust exemption to fend off a lawsuit from fans who say the league unjustly dictates television markets for its ballclubs, a judge says. U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin’s ruling came after two lawsuits were brought by fans against MLB and the National Hockey League to stop their strict control over television broadcast rights.

08/08/2014

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Judge Reportedly Halts Dodgers Sale Of Media Rights

A U.S. District Court judge ruled that the Los Angeles Dodgers must stop the sale of the team’s television rights, the Los Angeles Times reported.

12/23/2011

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