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Brady v NFL - Amicus of MLB NHL and NBA Players Assns

Brady v NFL - Amicus of MLB NHL and NBA Players Assns

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No. 11-1898
In the
 United States Court of Appeals
For the
Eighth Circuit
__________________________________________________________________
TOM BRADY,
et al
.,Plaintiffs-Appellees,vs.NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE,
et al
.,Defendants-Appellants.
__________________________________________________________________
ON
 
APPEAL
 
FROM
 
THE
 
UNITED
 
STATES
 
DISTRICT
 
COURTFOR
 
THE
 
DISTRICT
 
OF
 
MINNESOTANo. 0:11-cv-00639-SRN-JJG
__________________________________________________________________BRIEF OF
 AMICI 
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS’ASSOCIATION, NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYERS’ASSOCIATION AND NATIONAL BASKETBALL PLAYERS’ASSOCIATION IN SUPPORT OF APPELLEES
Donald M. FehrN
ATIONAL
H
OCKEY
L
EAGUE
 P
LAYERS
 
A
SSOCIATION
 77 Bay St.Toronto, CanadaON M5G 2C8(416) 313-2367Michael S. WeinerM
AJOR
L
EAGUE
B
ASEBALL
P
LAYERS
 
A
SSOCIATION
12 East 49th StreetNew York, NY 10017(212) 826-0808G. William HunterN
ATIONAL
B
ASKETBALL
P
LAYERS
 
A
SSOCIATION
310 Lenox AvenueNew York, NY 10027(212) 655-0881Steven A. FehrDonald R. AubryJ
OLLEY
,
 
W
ALSH
,
 
H
URLEY
&
 
R
AISHER
,
 
P.C.204 W. Linwood Blvd.Kansas City, MO 64111(816) 561-3755Counsel for
 Amici
MLBPA, NHLPA and NBPAMay 20, 2011
 
 
i
CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
The MLBPA, NHLPA and NBPA are unincorporated associations. Nonehas a parent corporation; none issues stock; and no publicly-held corporation owns10 percent or more of any of them.
 
 
ii
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT .......................................................... iTABLE OF AUTHORITIES ................................................................................... iiiSTATEMENT PURSUANT TO FRAP 29 ............................................................ viiSTATEMENT OF INTEREST OF
 AMICI CURIAE 
................................................ 1INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT ........................................ 2ARGUMENT ............................................................................................................. 6The Preliminary Injunction Should Be Affirmed ...................................................... 6I. The Players Demonstrated A Substantial Likelihood Of Success OnTheir Antitrust Claim ....................................................................................... 6A. The Injunction Is Not Barred By The Norris-Laguardia Act ................ 71. The NFL failed to show that the injunction is contrary tothe Act’s policy ........................................................................... 82. The injunction is not barred by § 4 ........................................... 10B. The Players’ Claim Is Not Within The NLRB’s PrimaryJurisdiction .......................................................................................... 15C. The Disclaimer Ended The NFL Teams’ NonstatutoryExemption ........................................................................................... 19II. The Players Are Suffering Irreparable Harm And The Balance Of Harms Favors The Injunction ........................................................................ 27CONCLUSION ........................................................................................................ 30CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE ....................................................................... 31CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE ................................................................................ 32

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