$30M Lacrosse Stick Antitrust Suit V. NCAA Tossed

Law360, New York (March 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought more than $30 million in damages and accused the National Collegiate Athletic Association of violating the Sherman Act when it changed the dimensions of lacrosse stick heads permitted in collegiate play in collusion with plaintiff Warrior Sports Inc.'s competitors.

Judge Marianne O. Battani of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan issued an opinion and order on Wednesday granting the NCAA's motion for judgment on the pleadings.

The plaintiffs — lacrosse equipment maker Warrior...
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