Durbin wants hearing to look into baseball antitrust exemption despite new labor deal

Mar 10, 2022

Even as Major League Baseball reached an agreement Thursday to end a 99-day lockout of its players, one of the highest-ranking members of the U.S. Senate said he intends to look into a century-old Supreme Court ruling that enables the league to operate as a lawful monopoly.

Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois, chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, told the Inquirer that he will seek a hearing to discuss revoking MLB’s exemption from the Sherman Antitrust Act

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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