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Injustice of NFL draft restriction

Updated: February 13, 2013, 2:56 PM ET
By Tim Keown | ESPN.com

You have to give the NFL credit: It has the absolute best business deal. It's so good, in fact, that even the most devious monopolist would have a hard time finding an industry that compares. The NFL's monopoly includes an antitrust exemption, which has gone a long way toward creating $9 billion in annual revenue, and the most convenient and cost-effective farm system in sports: college football.

The best part about that farm system? It doesn't cost the NFL anything.

But ...

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