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Broadcast Nets Dropped From Suit Regarding DirecTV Out-Of-Town NFL Games

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 27 / 16

ESPN, NBC, CBS and Fox were "dropped Friday from the class-action antitrust lawsuit that alleged DirecTV’s Sunday Ticket customers were unfairly treated by anti-competitive pricing and restrictive supply," according to Greg Evans of DEADLINE.com. Only the NFL and DirecTV "will continue as defe...

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