Supreme Court to Rule on Antitrust Lawsuit Regarding Consumer TV Rights - Sports Illustrated

Supreme Court to Rule on Antitrust Lawsuit Regarding Consumer TV Rights

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As early as this week, the Supreme Court may decide whether to hear a petition by the NFL and DirecTV that contests a ruling by the Ninth District Court of Appeals. The ruling made last August opened the door to democratize the league’s Sunday Ticket package, according to ESPN. Subscribers of Sunday Ticket sued, citing antitrust law, but had their class-action suit initially shot down by a lower court's decision.