NFL Rejected by Supreme Court, Must Face ‘Sunday Ticket’ Suit

Nov. 2, 2020, 2:36 PM

Supreme Court refuses to stop antitrust suit against National Football League and AT&T’s DirecTV over cost of Sunday Ticket package of out-of-market football games.

  • Justices reject appeal by NFL, DirecTV of lower court ruling that allowed suit by two restaurants and two Sunday Ticket subscribers
  • Lawsuit contends prices would be lower if NFL teams could sell rights to their games individually, rather than as part of league-wide package
  • The base 2020 Sunday Ticket package costs $294 for households
  • Case is National Football League v. Ninth Inning, 19-1098

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