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NFL, Union Beat Sports Agent's Pro Se Antitrust Suit

Law360, Boston (September 26, 2018, 5:00 PM EDT) -- The National Football League and the NFL Players Association won a dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a former player agent who was decertified by a rule mandating agents sign at least one player every three years, as a Massachusetts federal judge ruled Wednesday the rule falls within the league’s collective bargaining agreement.

Cambridge, Massachusetts-resident James Dickey and his company, Players1st Sports Management Group SMG, filed the lawsuit pro se in 2017, claiming breach of contract, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, breach of fiduciary duty, antitrust violations and wrongful collusion against the NFL, the NFL...

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November 22, 2017

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