Take That: Fan Sues NFL Over Lockout

March 26, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Talk about being fanatic. A Cleveland area businessman and Cleveland Browns fan has decided to sue the NFL and its teams in an attempt to end the current lockout between the front office and the players union (NFLPA).
Ken Lanci, a Brown’s fan that bought 10 Personal Seat Licenses in 1997, claims “his right to buy tickets through his personal seat license has been violated because of the lockout. By participating in the lockout of the players, the Browns have affirmatively acted to destroy the value of the SL agreement as it relates to Lanci,” the lawsuit reads.
He asked the Common Pleas Court in Cuyahoga County to overturn the decision to lockout the players which is jeopardizing the 2011 NFL season. He is also asking for $25,000 apiece from the Cleveland Browns, the league and its teams for breach of contract.
In a phone interview with the Associated Press, Lanci summed up his complaint: “It’s a fight between billionaires and millionaires. ...

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