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Kick in the Door

Posted By Alex Belth On February 6, 2004 @ 8:24 am In Bronx Banter | Comments Disabled

A federal judge ruled in favor of Maurice Clarett [1] yesterday, stating that the NFL’s policy prohibiting young players from entering the draft violates anti-trust laws. The NFL will appeal the decision but it’s likely to stand. I’m not especially fond of Mike Lupica’s work anymore–though I grew up on the stuff–but I think he hits the nail on the head [2] this morning. Curt Flood’s name is sure to be mentioned in relation to this case. If anyone catches an especially interesting Flood analogy, I’d appreciate it if you could e-mail the link to me.

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[1] Maurice Clarett: http://www.nytimes.com/2004/02/06/sports/football/06NFL.html

[2] he hits the nail on the head: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/football/story/161807p-141860c.html

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