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NASL v. USSF (NY): Federation Looks to End Case Before it Starts (PART II)

Note: You can read Part I here.

Continuing the discussion on the U.S. Soccer Federation’s motion to dismiss the complaint filed by the North American Soccer League in New York alleging breach of fiduciary duty, I left off summarizing what the USSF had to say about the facts alleged in that case. 1,749 more words

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NASL v. USSF (NY): Federation Looks to End Case Before it Starts (PART I)

Note: I’m going to end up breaking this up into two parts: The Facts (Part I) and the Law (Part II)

There are seemingly more lawsuits than professional leagues in the United States right now, but US Soccer is looking to reduce that number by at least one. 1,054 more words

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NASL v. USSF (NY): The Federation Strikes Back

Well, that’s the last time I mock soccer and/or legal gods. The deadline was today for the US Soccer Federation to file their responsive documents in the New York State lawsuit filed by the North American Soccer League, in which they alleged breach of fiduciary duty by the USSF board members. 167 more words

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US Open Cup 2018: Cosmos (B), Miami FC (2) Face Tough Road to Participate, But All Isn't Lost (Yet)

It seems we can’t go more than a few days without drama in United States Soccer. With prospective cities dropping out of the running left… 1,203 more words

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NASL Amends Anti-Trust Complaint Part II: Professional League Standards and Practices

You can read Part I here.

There’s likely to be a lot of news coming out this week in Lawsuit Land, so before I get overloaded between my actual work and whatever else happens, I figured it would be a good time to continue the story on the amended NASL complaint, which added MLS as a formal defendant in the federal anti-trust suit. 2,592 more words

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NASL Amends Anti-Trust Complaint; Adds MLS as a Defendant (Part I)

As I previously discussed, the NASL indicated that they would likely amend their federal anti-trust violation complaint. Well, they did that and then some, formally adding MLS as a defendant in the federal anti-trust case. 996 more words

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2018 US Open Cup Gets Some Upgrades

Off the legal track for a minute, but it looks like there are some changes in store for the 2018 US Open Cup. The piddly prize amounts have been raised modestly, and there will be some changes made to the format. 252 more words

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