The NFL needs more competition: The Tipline for 4 February 2019

The National Football League imposes team salary restrictions and has a college-player draft that benefits teams that perform poorly, but the New England Patriots continuously triumph in spite of the league’s efforts at ensuring parity. The Patriots have played in half of the past 18 Super Bowls, winning six of them. While no teams have expressed any interest in an antitrust challenge to their dominance, the haters inside GCR’s DC office would appreciate any suggestions. Today’s Tipline brings news from GCR Live Miami – look out for more coverage in the briefing later today – and takes a look at Ted Frank’s objection to the domestic airlines settlement.

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