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MLB Licenser Settles Baseball Card Maker Lawsuit

NEW YORK – (AP) Major League Baseball's licensing wing has settled a lawsuit it filed against a baseball card maker for allegedly stealing trademarks. Major League Baseball said Wednesday that The Upper Deck Co. Inc. had settled the trademark lawsuit by agreeing to pay its licensing wing...

Court Again Says Feds Wrongly Seized MLB Drug List

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A federal appeals court on Monday reaffirmed its ruling that investigators illegally seized a list of baseball players who allegedly tested positive for steroids during a 2004 drug lab raid. It's the fourth time the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled on the issue during...

Players Call NFL A 'Cartel' In Court Filing

MINNEAPOLIS - (AP) NFL players who sued the league for alleged antitrust violations liken the league to a "cartel" in their latest court filing, again urging an appeals court to lift the lockout. In arguments filed in the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, just minutes before Friday's midnight...

Frank McCourt Agrees To Sell Bankrupt L.A. Dodgers

LOS ANGELES - (Mealey's) Frank McCourt, owner of the L.A. Dodgers baseball team, which is in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, announced yesterday that he had agreed to sell the team and its attendant media rights in a process supervised by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware ( In Re: L.A...

Antitrust Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Major League Baseball Over Live Game Videos

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) Four baseball fans filed a putative class action in federal court in New York on May 9 against Major League Baseball Enterprises Inc. (MLB), several MLB member clubs and several cable and Internet providers, alleging that live-game video offerings violate antitrust laws ( Fernanda...