NCAA vs. Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma: A Win for Antitrust Law and College Football Fans

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Not long ago, most college football games were not televised. That was until the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) television monopoly in NCAA v. Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma. One of the individuals responsible for that landmark decision was Crowe & Dunlevy Antitrust attorney and former Dean of the University of Oklahoma College of Law, Andrew M. Coats. Andy discusses what it was like successfully arguing before the Supreme Court for his alma mater as well as the See more +
Not long ago, most college football games were not televised. That was until the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) television monopoly in NCAA v. Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma. One of the individuals responsible for that landmark decision was Crowe & Dunlevy Antitrust attorney and former Dean of the University of Oklahoma College of Law, Andrew M. Coats. Andy discusses what it was like successfully arguing before the Supreme Court for his alma mater as well as the University of Georgia, the lasting impact of the case on college sports and the only time in his career that he’s been speechless—when the University of Oklahoma named its law school after him. See less -
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