MLB Fans Push For Antitrust Deal OK Despite Protests
Law360, New York (April 20, 2016, 10:59 PM EDT) -- Major League Baseball fans urged a New York federal judge Wednesday to approve a settlement of their antitrust class action over league blackout policies, a deal that will reduce prices for streamed games, create new single-team packages online and allocate $16.5 million in fees to class attorneys, arguing the plan is fair even though it doesn't end in-market blackouts.
The class of MLB fans reached the settlement in January, ending long-running claims by baseball fans against MLB, Comcast Corp., DirecTV LLC and other sports networks alleging they suppressed competition in the baseball television market. U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin preliminarily...
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