Bloomberg Law
April 13, 2022, 4:13 PM

NFL Victimized San Diego, Oakland, Nonprofit Owner Tells SCOTUS

Peter Hayes
Peter Hayes

The NFL victimized San Diego, like it did Oakland, when it relocated the Chargers to Los Angeles after the city couldn’t meet the league’s “extortionate” economic demands to stay, a San Diego nonprofit owner told the U.S. Supreme Court in a case involving the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas.

Ruth Henricks filed the friend of the court brief Tuesday in support of Oakland’s petition seeking Supreme Court review of its antitrust challenge over the Raiders relocation.

Oakland is challenging the ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that it lacks antitrust standing because of the indirectness ...

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