Taking one for the team: The Tipline for 3 August 2021

The NCAA got trounced at the Supreme Court in Alston, but much of the antitrust bar read Justice Neil Gorsuch’s opinion as a boon for defendants. The collegiate sports association may now be due for a lifetime supply of Big Macs and submarine sandwiches. With an assist from Alston last week, a pair of federal courts in Illinois denied class certification to McDonald’s and Jimmy John’s employees alleging no-poach conspiracies.

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