The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear San Jose’s last-ditch appeal of its antitrust claims against Major League Baseball for stalling a plan to move the A’s to Silicon Valley. The high court was considered the city’s last hope to force the league to let the A’s build a ballpark near its downtown. Read more here.
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The San Jose City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court its antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball that seeks to allow the Oakland A’s to move to city. It comes two weeks after an appeals court ruled against San Jose. Read more here.
A federal appeals court has preserved Major League Baseball’s roadblock to the Oakland A’s proposed move to San Jose on Thursday, setting the stage for the South Bay city’s against-the-odds appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to roll back the sport’s nearly century-old exemption from antitrust laws. Read more and view rendering here.
San Jose city officials last week officially shifted their antitrust case against Major League Baseball to a federal appeals court, taking the first step in trying to overturn a federal judge’s decision last year tossing out key legal arguments in the fight over the long-stalled plan to move the Oakland A’s to the South Bay. Read more here.