9th Circ. Halts 'Sunday Ticket' Suit For NFL High Court Bid

Law360 (October 17, 2019, 9:42 PM EDT) -- A Ninth Circuit panel has put a hold on sprawling antitrust litigation against the NFL and DirecTV over their exclusive "Sunday Ticket" television package while the league asks the U.S. Supreme Court to throw the claims out, placing a bump in the road for the subscribers who successfully revived the case last month.

A three-judge Ninth Circuit panel granted a stay sought by the NFL, its teams and DirecTV in an order dated Wednesday, halting the litigation until at least Jan. 8, 2020, unless the high court decides to take their petition sooner.

The move comes just more than two months...

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