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Apr 03

The Blitz 4/3/17

⚖️Litigation Lane:

💉Painkiller Pandemonium:

I didn’t have time to get an article out but you can catch up on the latest in the NFL painkiller lawsuit through these tweets and the linked documents.

NHL Concussion Injury Litigation

NFL Concussion Settlement

Onyshko vs. NCAA


Jennifer Bradley vs. NCAA

Libel suit against Al Jazeera

UNC

👮Crime Blotter:

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope


Four Current and Former (now NFL) Iowa Football Players Arrested

💡Concussion Discussion:

🏈NFL Sidelines:

Interesting stuff here including talk about Goodell’s continued role as commissioner, marijuana, and player discipline.

I had a hard time deciding where to put this one since all leagues are represented, but finally decided on the NFL since the wealthiest league sits at the bottom of the list. One might also note that these figures are before taxes. Player salaries stand to take a tax hit of near 50% in some states. Also to be noted: NCAA player averages salaries – $0.

Raiders Relocation

NFLPA

⚾️MLB Strikes:

📓NCAA Notebook:

Title IX


Seems the problem stretches all the way into Canada

Amateurism

🏒Women’s Hockey:

✊🏾Athlete Activism:

Colin Kaepernick

Anquan Boldin and Malcolm Jenkins


Chris Long / Waterboys

🎲The Scoop on Sports Betting: