Monthly Archive: November 2016

Nov 30

The Blitz 11/30/16

Lawsuits Against the NFL/NFLPA: Packers Mike Pennel sues NFL/NFLPA for failure to abide by PED policy Breaking: Packers DT Mike Pennel sues NFL/NFLPA for failing to abide by PED policy (ht @AlbertBreer) Lawsuit PDF: … — Dan Werly (@WerlySportsLaw) November 30, 2016 Eagles Lane Johnson files DOL complaint against Players Association Eagles Lineman …

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Nov 29

The Blitz 11/29/16

The Latest Conduct Detrimental Podcast takes up issues from throughout the realm of sports law: Listen in as Dan Werly and Daniel Wallach lend their insights as to what’s next for Ezekiel Elliott and Josh Brown; Derrick Rose trial insights; new developments in the quest for legal sports betting, NCAA transfer lawsuit and just about everything …

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Nov 28

The Blitz 11/28/16

Concussion Discussion: NHL Players Ask Judge To Unseal Head Injury Case Evidence via @Law360 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 28, 2016 Could this possibly be related to concussions and head injury? Former Pro Football Players Prone to High Incidence of Hearing Loss via @benzinga — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 26, 2016 NCAA has …

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Nov 26

The Blitz 11/26/16

Concussion Discussion: What’s worse than the #NFL regarding concussions? Apparently the #CFL. via @TheSpec — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 25, 2016 A smart, measured, nuanced look from @bruce_arthur at what happened today with the CFL and its concussion problem – — SeanFitz_Gerald (@SeanFitz_Gerald) November 26, 2016 #CFL #Commissioner #concussions #football comments shocking #ScientificResearch …

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Nov 25

The Blitz 11/25/16

NHL Concussion Lawsuit: Mike Peluso doesn’t call 911 after seizures anymore. He can’t afford ambulance/hospital bill w/ $830 NHL pension — Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) February 12, 2016 In this court transcript the Plaintiffs’ lawyer asks to question Bettman again. After NHL’s Gary Bettman’s letter to a US Senator, lawyer in concussion case tells judge he …

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Nov 24

The Blitz 11/24/16

Just in Time for Thanksgiving: Once-per-year Thanksgiving football is special. Once-per-week Thursday Night Football isn’t. There’s your answer. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) November 23, 2016 Concussions & CTE: Former NFL players file civil suit asking NFL to recognize brain injury disease for workers’ comp — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 23, 2016 26 Florida Football …

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Nov 23

The Blitz 11/23/16

Around the NFL: NFL and broadcasters have some ideas to fix ratings problems — Eye on Football (@EyeOnNFL) November 22, 2016 They don’t let me just write “Poop Emoji” as a complete story, so instead I wrote 1,100 words on NFL officiating. — Michael Hurley (@michaelFhurley) November 22, 2016 Mike Tomlin remains …

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Nov 22

The Blitz 11/22/16

Concussions & CTE: News: 38 ex-NFL players sue NFL, 32 teams attempting to force the NFL to recognize “living-CTE.” PDF of lawsuit: — Dan Werly (@WerlySportsLaw) November 22, 2016 Names of the 38 ex-NFL players suing the NFL in new CTE lawsuit: — Dan Werly (@WerlySportsLaw) November 22, 2016 Plaintiffs in new …

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Nov 21

The Blitz 11/21/16

NFL Exec Believes Trump Presidency Will Signal a Return to Violent Football: NFL exec believes Trump will help football b/cwe’ll go back to liking “violent sports” via @WScottDavis @BI_Sports — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 21, 2016 Bio-Ethics & Sports: Attorney @amilst44–a leading expert on bioethics and the law–writes about the future of Chris Bosh …

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Nov 20

The Blitz 11/20/16

Special Feature: Tom Brady Returns to the Bay: A Trilogy from Bill Burt / Eagle Tribune “Raising a Champion” … Check out @BurtTalksSports Day 1 piece on Tom Brady, or really the family that raised him. — EagleTrib (@EagleTrib) November 19, 2016 For @NinersNation … How 49ers blew a chance, a big chance, at a …

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