NBA, NFL, MLB To Weigh In On Coyotes Bankruptcy

Law360, New York (June 3, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Three U.S. professional sports leagues have received permission to weigh in on the bankruptcy of the National Hockey League's Phoenix Coyotes, an issue they say is of national interest.

The National Football League, National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball asked the court to allow them to file a single 10-page amicus brief, in a motion filed Wednesday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona. Judge Redfield Baum granted permission the same day.

Since the Coyotes filed for bankruptcy in early May, a...
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