Student Well-Being

Court: Sports Associations Entitled to Exclusive Internet Streaming Contracts

By Bryan Toporek — August 26, 2011 1 min read

High school athletic associations have exclusive rights to negotiate contracts for Internet live-streaming of their games, a federal appeals court ruled this week.

While the athletic associations celebrate the ruling, newspaper groups are worried that this ruling could lead to even more restrictions down the road, according to the Associated Press.

The case,

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.