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Senate Judiciary Committee targets MLB's antitrust exemption

Senate Judiciary Committee targets MLB’s antitrust exemption

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has set its sights on Major League Baseball’s century-old antitrust exemption.  Bipartisan members of the committee, including chair Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and ranking member Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, have sent a letter to the non-profit Advocates for Minor Leaguers requesting further information on the antitrust exemption and its interplay with …

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Senate asks legality of MLB antitrust exemption

Senate asks legality of MLB antitrust exemption

The Senate Judiciary Committee is questioning the legality of Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption, releasing a letter on Tuesday addressed to Advocates for Minor Leaguers asking about its effect on the lives of players. The letter is a bipartisan effort led by Senators Dick Durbin (D-Illinois), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) and Mike Lee …

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