NFL Tries To Sack Fan's Suit Over Saints Suspensions

Law360, Chicago (January 8, 2013, 5:51 PM EST) -- The National Football League asked a Louisiana federal court Tuesday to throw out a New Orleans Saints fan's putative class action alleging it unfairly diminished the value of Saints tickets by penalizing players and coaches, saying NFL ticket holders' rights are too limited to support the suit.

Plaintiff David J. Mancina sued the league and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in October over the commissioner's suspensions of head coach Sean Payton and four players, among others, because of their alleged involvement in a pool from which Saints...
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