NCAA's Member Pacts Stifle Competition, Expert Testifies

Law360, San Francisco (June 10, 2014, 8:25 PM EDT) -- An expert witness testifying Tuesday in student athletes' antitrust trial against the National Collegiate Athletic Association attacked the association's claim that its pacts with member colleges boost competition, saying they've led to the domination of basketball and football championships by a small number of teams.

Roger Noll, a professor emeritus in Stanford University's economics department, returned to the witness stand Tuesday to take aim at the NCAA's core legal argument: that its member agreements don't violate antitrust laws because they foster competitive balance among Division I schools....
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