Is it Time to Give Up on Antitrust Law for Pro Sports?

8 Pages Posted: 1 Oct 2015

Date Written: September 29, 2015


Professor Nathaniel Grow has produced a creative, thoroughly researched piece arguing that antitrust has failed in the context of professional sports and calling for the creation of a national-level federal regulatory agency to address anticompetitive conduct by the major leagues. I respond to his diagnosis of antitrust’s failings and to his prescription.

Keywords: sports law, antitrust

Suggested Citation

Rapp, Geoffrey Christopher, Is it Time to Give Up on Antitrust Law for Pro Sports? (September 29, 2015). Washington and Lee Law Review On-line, Vol. 71, 2015, University of Toledo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-16, Available at SSRN:

Geoffrey Christopher Rapp (Contact Author)

University of Toledo College of Law ( email )

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Toledo, OH 43606
United States

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