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In Class Action Suit, NFL Players Claim Draft Breaks Antitrust Law
Published March 16, 2011
However, the second legal claim in the class action complaint – filed in U.S. District Court in Minnesota Friday by the Patriots QB, eight other NFLers and NFL prospect and former Texas A&M LB Von Miller – alleges that the April 28-30 NFL Draft itself is a violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. The complaint asks for a number of things, including a declaration that the NFL Draft "violates section 1 of the Sherman act, and enjoining said restriction."
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