Category Archive: Litigation in Sports

Dec 10

The Blitz 12/10/17

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review 12/10/17 📖Read of the Week: Compelling read: Forget About Colin Kaepernick; I Think I’m Done With the NFL Just Because I Don’t Want to Watch Someone Die https://t.co/vw8Sg50Fk7 via @verysmartbros — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) December 9, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement There was a lot …

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Dec 03

The Blitz 12/3/17

Essential Sports & Sports Law Week in Review 📖Read of the Week: Absolutely worth a read: Is This the End of the NFL? https://t.co/YHcpMFoyGy via @intelligencer — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 27, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement #NFL #Concussion Settlement News: Chris Seeger is at it again! While the situation is far from humorous, …

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Nov 26

The Blitz 11/26/17

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week of November 26, 2017 🐦Tweet of the Week: ⚖️Litigation Lane: Adrian Robinson Wrongful CTE Death Lawsuit I’ve selected this lawsuit as this week’s “headliner” because if the suit makes it back to State Court (and I think there’s a good chance) it could be a game-changer. My update …

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Nov 23

The Blitz – Turkey Trot Special

Essential Sports & Sports Law News 11/23/17 Happy Thanksgiving 📖This Issue’s Essential Read from Will Hobson & Steven Rich h/t Nancy Hogshead-Makar Hard-hitting @washingtonpost article; The fact that club and Olympic sports are a haven for pedophiles isn’t a sudden revelation. The USOC and NGBs have long known about it, but made the very calculated …

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Nov 19

The Blitz 11/19/17

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review – November 13-19, 2017 📖Reads of the Week: Special thanks to Ken Belson and Lindsay Gibbs for their excellent coverage of the NFL Concussion Settlement and for including Advocacy for Fairness in Sports in your work. More than four years after a deal was announced, Debilitated …

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Nov 12

The Blitz 11/12/17

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review – November 6 – 12, 2017 📖Read of the Week: Is the NFL’s concussion settlement working? Small percentage of claims have been paid thus far, and ex-players, their families and attorneys have big concerns — “The claims process is flawed, cumbersome, and moves at a glacial …

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Nov 05

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review – October 29 – November 4, 2017 📖Read of the Week: “[T]he plea not for peace but for justice. That’s the Kaepernick legacy.” https://t.co/ggnUKolnA6 via @EdgeofSports — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 4, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: Ezekiel Elliott The best Twitter commentary as it happened in real-time …

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Oct 22

The Blitz 10/21/17

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of 10/16-10/22, 2017 📖Read of the Week: .@sallyjenx piece w/ @WALLACHLEGAL is one of the best condemnations of NFL discipline Goodell style, that I’ve read. https://t.co/LTqcldG0x0 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 19, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement My report on objections to Class Counsel’s fee petition in …

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Oct 08

The Blitz 10/8/17

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of October 8, 2017   📖Read of the Week: Six days in September: NFL players seized control as league scrambled https://t.co/VhYhIuvVGs via @DVNJr & @SethWickersham — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 1, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement My deep-dive into the disturbing maze of obstacles facing players in …

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Oct 02

The Blitz 10/2/17- Ezekiel Elliott Hearing Special Edition

A hearing took place in a Fifth Circuit courtroom at 1:00 PM October second to determine a number of vital issues that will determine his availability as the season progresses.  The NFL asked the court for two things (1) a stay on Judge Mazzant’s injunction which has allowed Elliott to play thus far this season …

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