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Antitrust case reaches Supreme Court

The American Needle case against the NFL reaches the highest court on Wednesday

Originally Published: January 12, 2010
By Lester Munson | ESPN.com

WASHINGTON -- At 10 o'clock on Wednesday morning in a mahogany and marble courtroom a bit larger than an NFL end zone, a lawyer named Glen Nager will address the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that is likely to produce enormous consequences for the sports industry.

Nager, a nationally recognized attorney with the Jones Day law firm who clerked for retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, will be the first of three advocates who will address the effort to grant antitrust immunity to the ...

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