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Fans of the World, Unite!A (Capitalist) Manifesto for Sports Consumers$
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Stephen F. Ross and Stefan Szymanski

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780804756686

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804756686.001.0001

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Comparing This Proposal to Other Remedies for Monopoly Power

Comparing This Proposal to Other Remedies for Monopoly Power

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(p.153) 7 Comparing This Proposal to Other Remedies for Monopoly Power
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Fans of the World, Unite!
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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804756686.003.0007

This chapter presents a detailed explanation of the deficiencies within antitrust law that stop it from giving adequate protection to sports fans. It studies alternatives to the direct government regulation of sports league business operations and shows why it is believed to be a lesser alternative to the structural reform proposed in the book. The chapter includes a review of previous work that proposed radical restructuring of the sports leagues that require many competing leagues. It examines the possibility of a government regulation that a Congress amenable to sports fans would consider despite the adoption of the two-fold proposal. This chapter concludes with a section on the need to be vigilant when using present antitrust principles.

Keywords:   antitrust law, deficiencies, government regulation, radical restructuring, antitrust principles

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