What’s next for NFL in ‘Sunday Ticket’ case after ruling comes down against the league?

June 28, 2024 – Media Mention
Sports Business Journal

Irwin Kishner, co-chair of Herrick's Sports Law Group, was quoted in an article in Sports Business Journal discussing the recent jury verdict out of a California federal court calling for the NFL to pay damages in an antitrust lawsuit over the "Sunday Ticket" out-of-market games package. 

The article discusses the potential far-reaching precedent for this verdict, which could threaten the "underlying aspects of the NFL’s business -- and media rights strategies across sports."

“The NFL is uniquely socialized in how its ownership shares TV revenues, which obviously has positive effects on competitive balance, but all the other leagues need to be wary of antitrust implications,” said Irwin.

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