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Supreme Court Review: The Ghost of Theodore Roosevelt Comes for the NCAA

Supreme Court Review: The Ghost of Theodore Roosevelt Comes for the NCAA

What do antitrust laws have to do with the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA)? After all, the NCAA is just a non-profit association regulating college athletics. And Theodore Roosevelt, the chief trust-buster himself, was instrumental in founding the NCAA. So how do laws intended to break up massive for-profit corporations come into play with respect to amateur athletics?

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