Season 3, Episode 5: Sports & The Antitrust Laws

On this sports-themed episode of the Administrative Law Review’s A Hard Look, tune in to listen to Steven Valentino speak with Jeffrey Kessler of Winston & Strawn LLP. This episode focuses on the intersection of the antitrust laws in the context of professional and collegiate athletics. Beginning with the foundations of the antitrust laws, the episode then dives into a discussion on the collective bargaining and media rights applications often associated with major sports leagues. The episode concludes with a discussion of college athletics and how the antitrust framework applies.

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