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NASL Cancels Season After 2nd Circ. Division II Loss

Law360 (February 27, 2018, 2:42 PM EST) -- The North American Soccer League on Tuesday canceled its 2018 season after the Second Circuit last week refused to grant a preliminary injunction that would have reversed the U.S. Soccer Federation’s decision rejecting its application for Division II status.

The NASL previously argued in its antitrust suit in New York federal court that it would dissolve without an injunction keeping it in Division II, but the appeals court on Friday affirmed a lower court ruling that the league didn’t prove it was entitled to the preliminary...
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