Monthly Archive: December 2016

Dec 31

News Blitz 12/31/16

Concussion Discussion: The NFL will finally have to undergo discovery regarding its knowledge of concussions. On Twitter, Daniel Wallach broke the news of a New York Appellate Court’s denial of the NFL’s motion to halt discovery. Fifty depositions per side can now proceed, and are scheduled to take place between April 2017 and March 2018. …

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Dec 30

Special Edition Blitz – The Notorious NCAA 12/30/16

Listen in for essential insights on “commercialism vs. amateurism” in this Conduct Detrimental podcast with Dan Werly and Daniel Wallach with guest Professor Warren K. Zola. “In 2025 people won’t realize how different things were in 2016.” Find out why. NEW POD: Amateurism vs. Commercialism in the NCAA w/ @WarrenKZola – cc: @WALLACHLEGAL @WerlySportsLaw …

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Dec 30

The Blitz 12/30/16

The Cost of Concussions: Rashaan Salaam’s death ruled suicide — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) December 29, 2016 Football’s dementia crisis: A heartbreaking encounter with legendary Ernie Moss via @telefootball — NFLCSFacts (@NFLObjectors) December 29, 2016 Hope for accurate concussion evaluation: Scientists discover concussion biomarker via @medical_xpress — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) December 29, 2016 Wendel …

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Dec 29

The Blitz 12/29/16

The Advocacy for Fairness in Sports blog just celebrated its 2-month anniversary.   We’ve had over 10,000 hits to the site in our second month!  Thanks so much for reading, and my sincere appreciation and gratitude for your support! ~ Sheilla NFL Sidelines: Rams in L.A., Kaep’s protest, declining ratings, Vegas rumors. @AndrewBrandt reviews headline-making …

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Dec 28

The Blitz 12/28/16

NFL Notes: I’d really appreciate some re-tweets and shares on this one…#WhereIsMikeNeal? Let’s see if we can find him. #Deflategate roots run deep. #WhereIsMikeNeal? RT via @SheillaDingus — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) December 27, 2016 ESPN tries a split-screen commercial during MNF — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) December 27, 2016 NHL Hits: Daniel Carcillo gives advice …

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Dec 27

The Blitz 12/27/16

Lasting Impact of Deflategate: What has become of Mike Neal? I did a little digging. Hope you can find a few minutes to check out my latest… Missing Player Alert — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) December 27, 2016 One More Deflategate Take: Editorial: Deflating the NFL’s integrity#Deflategate — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) December 26, 2016 …

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Dec 26

The Blitz 12/26/16

My wish for the New Year is to add more quality writers to the Advocacy for Fairness in Sports blog. Do you have a passion for writing, an interest in sports law and fairness issues, and a desire to have your voice heard? If so, Advocacy for Fairness in Sports is interested in hearing from you.

Dec 25

The Blitz 12/25/16

NFL Talk: Bill Belichick for “Executive of the Year”? @BenVolin makes the case for BB, who’s never won the award: — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) December 25, 2016 Vikings leak to ESPN that defensive back mutiny lasted only one series; the all-22 tape will eventually resolve it — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) December 25, 2016 Concussion …

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Dec 24

The Blitz 12/24/16

Highlight Reel: I placed two highlights you don’t want to miss at the top of today’s Blitz. The first is Conduct Detrimental Podcast #10 in which the two Dans take on all the major sports law stories of the month of December.  You’ll need some good conversation points for all the family and friends gatherings …

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Dec 23

The Blitz 12/23/16

NFL is Consistently Inconsistent: It’s time the NFL fixes its awful officiating via @btsteelcurtain — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) December 22, 2016 Walkileaks: Roger Goodell Has Lost The Will To Punish Teams — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) December 22, 2016 The NFL season is just a bunch of fashion fines with occasional football games: …

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