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Justipedia Top Twitter Feeds 2017 (@SheillaDingus)

Justipedia Top Sports Law Feeds to Follow on Twitter

It was a thrill and an honor to be one of only a few non-attorneys to make Justipedia’s Top Sports Law Twitter Feeds for 2017!

 

 

 

 New York Times

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Debilitated Players Accuse N.F.L. of Stalling on Settlement Payments, Ken Belson, November 13, 2017.  (quoted – Sheilla)

Law360

Law360Atty, Blogger Fight Back In NFL Concussion Deal Spat,” Ryan Boysen, February 15, 2019 – I (Sheilla) never expected to be one of the subjects of an article, especially in Law360, but welcome to 2019.

NFL’s ‘Cynical’ Appeals Could Gut Concussion Settlement,” Ryan Boysen, January 2, 2019 – Credited as first to report on this story.

American Bar Association

american bar association

“Denial of NFLer’s Disability Shrouded in Inconsistencies and Conflicts of Interest”  in Fall 2017 Litigation Update (Federal District Court Orders Former NFL Player to be Paid Full Disability Benefits (Solomon v. Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan)
Web 100: Best law podcasts (quoted – Sheilla)

 

Deadspin

Deadspin

Appreciate the shout of from Dom Cosentino in his articles, It’s Now Even Harder For Former NFL Players To Prove They Have Dementia, and  The NFL Concussion Settlement Keeps Failing People Its Supposed to Help.

ThinkProgress

thinkprogress

Former NFL players struggle to get paid after reaching $1 billion settlement over concussions, Lindsay Gibbs, November 17, 2017 (quoted – Sheilla)

Bleacher Report

bleacher report

Former NFL Players Accuse League of Stalling Payments from Concussion Settlement. Timothy Rapp, November 13, 2017 (quoted – Sheilla)

NFLPA Files CBA Violation Grievance Against NFL over Use of Painkillers, Tim Daniels, May 9, 2017. (cited)

The Comeback

the comeback

NFLPA files grievance over the NFL’s painkiller problem, Jay Rigdon, May 9, 2017 (cited – Sheilla)

Vocativ

New Lawsuit Says NFL Knew Of CTE For Decades, Joe Lemire, May 22, 2018. (cited)

NFL Union Supports Painkiller Lawsuit Against NFL, Robert Silverman, May 10, 2018. (cited)

Pats Pulpit

Pats Pulpit

February 19, 2019, Sheilla Dingus (AdvocacyForFairnessInSports) Judge dismisses lawsuit filed by the daughter of Aaron Hernandez, also – Sheilla Dingus (AdvocacyForFairnessInSports) Dismissal of painkiller lawsuit against NFL leaves unanswered questions.  December 7, 2018, Sheilla Dingus – To understand the NFL’s inconsistent handling of domestic violence, you have to enter the Matrix. /Excellent read; November 9, 2018, Sheilla Dingus  Will the NFL’s latest appeal blow up the Concussion Settlement? /NFL tactics to disqualify, not pay out claims are lower than low; June 13, 2018, Sheilla Dingus  NFL asks the Concussion Settlement Court for a fraud investigator with authority of subpoenas and compelled testimony; April 17, 2018, Sheilla Dingus But – is it really fraud they’re objecting to or that they’re finding themselves caught in their own trap? /This website is fantastic resource for all interested in the NFL’s [mis]handling of the concussion issueApril 10, 2018, Sheilla Dingus Why does Chris Seeger sound more like a mouthpiece for the NFL than advocate for players in the concussion settlement? March 20, 2018, Sheilla Dingus Recent motion in NFL concussion settlement details agonizing claims delays for sick players; February 22, 2018, Sheilla Dingus Predators lurk at every turn as neurologically impaired ex-NFL players seek concussion settlement reliefDecember 20, 2017, Sheilla Dingus The NFL’s preemption trap and how concussion settlement opt-outs plan to avoid it; August 18, 2017, Sheilla Dingus Claim delays and denials taint NFL concussion settlement;  August 9, 2017, Sheilla Dingus Please don’t drink the Kool-Aid regarding NFL concussion settlement payouts; July 24, 2017 Sheilla Dingus Judge Alsup denies remaining claims in NFL painkiller lawsuit. /Really good explanation;  July 11, 2018, Sheilla Dingus The Blitz: ‘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’; June 27, 2017, Sheilla Dingus Two remaining plaintiffs in NFL painkiller lawsuit fight to keep case alive;  April 10, 2017, Sheilla Dingus – Feeding frenzy ensues as lawyers vie for feels in NFL concussion settlement); March 27, 2017, Sheilla Dingus – Open Letter to Roger Goodell./This letter is too good for Roger’s circular file.); March 22, 2017, Sheilla Dingus – (Deflategate ‘Legacy’ Lives on in Wideman Ruling ); March 21, 2017,  Sheilla Dingus – (Are Prescription Painkillers an NFL Sanctioned PED? ); March 3, 2017, Sheilla Dingus – (The Story of an NFL Wife: A Conversation with Cyndy Feasel); February 1, 2017, Sheilla Dingus ( Painkiller abuse in the NFL Part III: A tale of two lawsuits.);  January 29, 2017, Sheilla Dingus (Recent court ruling in DeCarlo wrongful death lawsuit may prove beneficial to other CTE cases.); January 18, 2017, Sheilla Dingus ( Painkiller lawsuitsUn-tangling the NFL’s web of secrecy, Part I.); January 11, 2017, Sheilla Dingus ( Strikes for Kids Charity files emergency motion to compel deposition of Roger Goodell.); January 5, 2017, Sheilla Dingus (The Blitz: All the latest sports law links.); December 27, 2016, Sheilla Dingus ( What has become of Mike Neal? /Not every NFL player was cleared in that Al Jazeera America documentary ‘investigation’. Worth a read.);   December 14, 2016, Sheilla Dingus  Roger Goodell’s wicked web/Good read; December 12, 2016 Sheilla Dingus Denial of NFL player’s disability claim shrouded in inconsistencies and conflicts of interest; December 1, 2016, Sheilla Dingus  News BlitzLawsuits against the NFL/NFLPA; Should marijuana be considered alternative to RX painkillers; October 14, 2016 Sheilla Dingus via Defenders of the Wall, Why did the NFL deny an eleven-year player’s disability claim?    July 19, 2016, Sheilla Dingus ( via PatriotsLife), The demise of Deflategate may be greatly exaggerated.); July 14, 2016 Sheilla Dingus (Defenders of the Wall) What’s next in the Brady deflategate appeal? July 12, 2016 (Defenders of the Wall) Second Circuit Update: 7/11/16; June 13, 2016 (Defenders of the Wall) Arbitration on trial July 8, 2016 Sheilla Dingus (Defenders of the Wall) Sound of silence from the Second Circuit. June 6, 2016 (Defenders of the Wall) Amicus briefs questions and answers: Could they be a deciding factor in deflategate? May 24, 2016 Sheilla Dingus (Defenders of the Wall) Article 46: Burning down the house? May 12, 2016, Sheilla Dingus  (Defenders of the Wall) In support of Robert Kraft.

Sports Law Blonde

sports law blonde

2018 Sports Law Hot Topics To Watch – Recommended follow for Athlete Safety

Independent Football Veterans

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Independent Football Veterans

Sheilla Dingus: The CTE Lawsuit that Made it to Court, reprinted with permission, May 11, 2017.

Sheilla Dingus: The Lawyers’ Feeding Frenzy, reprinted with permission April 9, 2017

Dave Pear’s Blog

NFL’s Treatment Of Retired Players in Concussion Settlement Shows League’s Lack of Integrity, February 28, 2018 (reprinted with permission).

 

The Good Men Project

good men project

 

 

Sheilla was quoted in Power & Greed Use & Abuse College Athletes’ Brains, Bodies, and Rights w/o Pay by  September 5, 2018.

USA Today – For the Win

USA Today - for the win

Tweet included in Maryland football player makes powerful statement for fallen teammate after coach is reinstated, October 30, 2018.

Larry Brown Sports

larry brown sports

New lawsuit alleges NFL knew about CTE for decades, Dan Benton, March 17, 2017 (cited – Sheilla)

Fansided

fansided

The NFL is running out of junk science to peddle, so it has issued a bounty, Derek Helling, September 21, 2017 (cited – Sheilla)

Moore Monthly

Moore Monthly

Interviewed by Rob Morris for Anger Management Specialist Addresses Mixon Incident, February 3, 2017

The Sports Esquires Blog

sports esquires

April 17, 2017  (Feeding Frenzy Ensues as Lawyers Vie for Fees in the NFL Concussion Settlement)

2/6/2017 (Tale of Two Lawsuits)

Marquette Sports Law Society

Marquette Sports Law Society

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


TV:

Sports Wrap – Boston

(Sheilla was interviewed while still with the Patriots site Defenders of the Wall)


Radio/Podcasts

The Vegas Hockey Podcast

vegas hockey podcast

Derek discusses the NHL Concussion Settlement, CBA Negotiations, and Seattle expansion. December 1, 2018.

The Rude Dog Show with Rudy Reyes

rude dog

Derek discusses the NHL Concussion Settlement and more.   November 28, 2018

The Biscuit

the biscuit

William Bartrum speaks with with Derek about the recent settlement between the NHL and former players. November 19, 2018

WGN

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Sheilla discusses NFL Concussion Settlement issues. September 28, 2018.
Are NFL concussion payouts expected to grow?

Fatpacks

fatpacksDerek discusses a variety of sports fairness issues. September 2, 2018.

WSJS Sports Hub

wsjs triad

Sheilla discusses the potential impact of the North Carolina bathroom bill with David Glenn.

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