Makers Of Lacrosse Sticks Sue NCAA Over Rule Change

Law360, New York (August 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A manufacturer and a distributor of men's lacrosse equipment have filed a $30 million antitrust suit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association, claiming that new NCAA rules regarding the shape of lacrosse sticks will devastate their business and unlawfully restrain trade.

Manufacturer Warrior Sports Inc. and distributor Athlete's Connection filed the suit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan. It alleges that new rules, slated to go into effect for NCAA lacrosse teams in January 2010, will render obsolete nearly all...
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