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Judge dismisses image lawsuit against NFL

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A federal judge has dismissed an antitrust lawsuit filed by three retired football players that accused the NFL of constraining the use of former players' images and likenesses.

U.S. District Judge Paul A. Magnuson issued the ruling Wednesday. Magnuson wrote that retired players Gene Washington, Sean Lumpkin and Diron Talbert "have utterly failed to make out a claim for violation of the antitrust laws."

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