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United States: The Court of Appeals for the seventh circuit rejects the complaint of two athletes against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (Joseph Agnew/NCAA)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The sports sector regularly fuels antitrust litigation in the United States and offers the opportunity for the federal courts to render fine or important decisions in this area. One of the most recent decisions of the Supreme Court in competition law, for example, was rendered in 2010 in a sports litigation case and its scope went far beyond the realm of sport (American Needle v. NFL, 560 U.S. 2010, Cah. Dr. Sport 2011, No. 23, p. 39, note J. C. Roda). The June 18, 2012 decision of the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit may not be of the same interest, but it does provide useful insights into how antitrust law applies to the sporting order and, in

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Jean-Christophe Roda, United States: The Court of Appeals for the seventh circuit rejects the complaint of two athletes against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (Joseph Agnew/NCAA), 18 June 2012, Concurrences N° 3-2012, Art. N° 48695, pp. 240-242

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