Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him “frustrated.” The Oakland Athletics still don’t have the new ballpark he says he believes they desperately need.
A federal appeals court panel at a hearing in San Francisco Tuesday appeared dubious of a bid by the city of San Jose to reinstate an antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball.
A three judge panel was set to hear arguments in the case Tuesday. At issue is whether the A’s should be allowed to relocate to a new ballpark in downtown San Jose despite opposition from league officials because the San Francisco Giants hold a territorial claim on Santa Clara County. League commissioner Bud Selig, who assigned a special committee to study the issue in March of 2009, has yet to issue a decision.
On Tuesday, lawyers representing the City of San Jose will take their antitrust case against Major League Baseball to a federal appeals court.
A federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA can’t stop college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses, opening the way to athletes getting payouts once their college careers are over.
The Ed O’Bannon versus NCAA lawsuit headed to trial Monday in an Oakland federal courtroom after nearly five years of litigation. Whether or not college athletes should share in the billions of dollars they generate is the heart of the issue.
A date has been set for arguments in San Jose’s antitrust case against Major League Baseball (MLB).
The start of the 2014 Major League Baseball season marks five years since the league began looking into the possibility of allowing the Oakland A’s to relocate to San Jose.
San Jose’s five-year court battle to bring the A’s from Oakland took another legal turn Wednesday when the city filed a federal appeal to the anti-trust case dismissed by a judge last year.
The city of San Jose won its request to a federal appeals court in San Francisco Thursday for a fast-track handling of its lawsuit against Major League Baseball.