Ohio Suit Against Soccer Team Tests Anti-Relocation Law

Law360 (March 8, 2018, 9:15 PM EST) -- The state of Ohio and city of Columbus are going to court to keep the Columbus Crew Major League Soccer club from leaving the city, a suit that could test the bounds of an Ohio state law and have broader implications for the states and cities in danger of losing a professional sports team to relocation.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and the city of Columbus hit the operator of the Crew — Precourt Sports Ventures, or PSV — and MLS with a lawsuit in state...
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