The National Football League (NFL) to pay nearly $4.7 Billion in damages for violation of antitrust laws

A jury in District Court U.S. held the National Football League (NFL) liable for violating antitrust laws for dispensing out-of-market Sunday afternoon games on a premium subscription service. The jury instructed the league to pay nearly $4 Billion as damages to the residential class and $96 million in damages to commercial class who paid for these out-of-market games from 2011 through 2022 seasons on DirectTV.