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Focus returns to college antitrust cases

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 24 / 15

Antitrust lawsuits may be the fastest path to determine whether college athletes will get more rights and compensation, lawyers say, and the leader of the student unionization movement agrees with them. “The antitrust route is the most immediate way for players to receive more resources and...

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