Category Archive: Player Safety

Sep 03

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News  Week of September 3, 2017 🐦Tweet of the Week: This week we have a tie: High school football is 7 times more likely than lightning to cause catastrophic injury. Yet we clear the stadium at sound of thunder. — Kent Johnson (@37919KJ) September 2, 2017 and The first Ezekiel …

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Aug 27

The Blitz – Week of August 27

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of August 27, 2017 🐦Tweet of the Week: Happy Madden Day. I can enjoy a version of the @NFL where humans aren’t fleeced for their physical gifts & then tossed aside once broken. — Derek Helling (@dhellingsports) August 25, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement Bigger #Concussion Settlement …

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Aug 20

The Blitz

Important Sports and Sports Law News August 20, 2017 – Week in Review Tweet of the Week: “Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are” -Ben Franklin pic.twitter.com/MSRtHDVRBe — Justin Britt (@JustinBritt68) August 19, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement Is the #NFL making it impossible …

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Aug 13

The Blitz – August 13, 2017

Important Sports and Sports Law News –  August 7 – August 13, 2017 Tweet of the Week (actually it’s a tie – Dr. Johnny Benjamin & Dr. Johnny Benjamin) People tell pro athletes to shut up & stick to sports but if said star clapped back & told them to stick to dropping fries they’d …

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Aug 06

The Blitz

Important Sports and Sports Law News – July 30 – August 6, 2017 Tweet of the Week! You do get a day in court in America, but, as contractual clause, you might be required to contractually waive away your right to that day. — Michael McCann (@McCannSportsLaw) August 2, 2017 📖   Read of the Week! …

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Aug 06

The Blitz Special Edition 8/6/17

Concussions, CTE & Cannabis 💡Concussion Discussion: There have been a lot of #CTE articles lately-but-please don’t skip this one. It’s good. Really good. https://t.co/y3s0KpS4cK via @jasongay — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) July 30, 2017 .#NFL Brain Trust declares #CTE afflicts the US population not just football related. HOFers have #dementia at 5x US population~1/4 w. #CTE. …

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Jul 30

The Blitz

IMPORTANT SPORTS & SPORTS LAW NEWS JULY 24-30, 2017 Tweet of the Week: BREAKING NEWS: in need of a QB, and refusing to sign Colin Kaepernick, the Jets have signed Hall of Famer Otto Graham, who died in 2003. — Dave Zirin (@EdgeofSports) July 28, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: Study That 110 Out Of 111 NFL …

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Jul 16

The Blitz July 10 – 16, 2017

Tweet of the week: x⚖️Litigation Lane: The Biggest #Sports Rulings Of The 1st Half Of 2017 https://t.co/V3GLR9rCko via @ZachZagger #sportslaw pic.twitter.com/SNhOF1EiFy — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) July 10, 2017 NOTEWORTHY that Sports leagues prevailed in each of these cases except the first, where they were indirect winners as well. https://t.co/bBPOSLsJFq — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) July 10, …

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Jul 10

The Blitz July 4 – 9, 2017

Tweet of the week: Mama’s don’t let your babies grow up to be NFL’ers. Teach them hoops or baseball instead. Or the law. There will be lawyers. — Matthew Page (@N242DB) July 5, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane CHL Minimum Wage Lawsuit Quite possible the finances of the QMJHL’s 18 teams will be made public in connection …

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Jul 03

The Blitz June 26 – July 3, 2017

⚖️Litigation Lane: The Kombucha Defense and Fighting the NFL + an interesting review of a few other legal battles https://t.co/S77Fm5TQqY via @skolgirldn — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 30, 2017 NFL Concussion Settlement Judge Brody issues order in #NFL #concussion settlement allowing opt-outs to proceed with Second Amended Complaint. pic.twitter.com/0G6wK47diC — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 30, …

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