A light article brought to you in today’s issue of Slate. For a more in-depth take you might consider Professor McCann’s article: McCann, Michael A., American Needle v. NFL: An Opportunity to Reshape Sports Law (December 09, 2009). Yale Law Journal, Vol. 119, p. 101, 2009; Vermont Law School Research Paper No. 10-10. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1471515.