MLS, Union Reach Five-Year CBA Deal At Least Seven To Run For NFLPA Exec Dir MLB Network Absorbing MLB Productions MLS Offers MLSPU Version Of Free Agency Audi Inks Four-Year Deal With MLS Steve Williams Joins Caddie Lawsuit Galaxy Get New Radio Deal For '15 Crew Signs First Stadium Naming-Rights Deal Smith To Face At Least Three People In NFLPA Race Orlando City SC Sells Out MLS Debut
Upcoming Conferences and Events
SBD/14/Leagues Governing Bodies
MLS PLAYERS FILE SUIT IN U.S. DISTRICT COURT
Published February 14, 1997
The MLS Players Association filed an anti-trust suit against the league under the names of ten players, one from each team, yesterday in U.S. District Court in Boston, according to Dan Giesin in the S.F. CHRONICLE. The suit challenges what the players "charge are illegal restrictions imposed by the league," including a salary cap and MLS' single-entity system, which the suit calls a "sham, designed to suppress players salaries" (S.F. CHRONICLE, 2/14).