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It’s time to support good sports journalism

Support Good Journalism

Sheilla Dingus @SheillaDingus June 14, 2017 I just discovered that Vocativ Sports is no more. I find it particularly distressing in that this was an outlet that wasn’t the least bit shy in reporting on the injustices in the sports world. One of their writers Robert Silverman I’ll particularly miss on the Vocativ platform (although …

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The Blitz 6/1/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: NY vs. RD Legal Funding Accused 9/11, NFL Victim Scammer RD Legal Funding Seeks Quick CFPB Challenge https://t.co/WV0dUDAyum /@Law360 pic.twitter.com/iIWkdLNX9J — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 31, 2017 Strikes for Kids vs. NFL Nonprofit @StrikesForKids Pushes For #NFL Anti-Gambling Enforcement Docs https://t.co/AAseZc2Oah via @ZachZagger pic.twitter.com/mN1RmxetwM — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 31, 2017 Financial Fraud …

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The Blitz 5/30/17-5/31/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: Ploetz vs. NCAA NCAA motion to transfer Ploetz CTE case out of Dallas – DENIED. Trial set for January. — Gene Egdorf (@GeneEgdorf) May 25, 2017 This will be the first football #CTE case to go to trial (1/22/18): Ploetz v. NCAA, Case No. DC-17-676 https://t.co/nzc55KyyfE — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) May 29, 2017 …

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The Blitz 5/18/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: New Baylor Title IX Lawsuit: Pretty damning allegations in former Baylor volleyball player’s Title IX lawsuit against university pic.twitter.com/AGaaWK5n5j — Mark Schlabach (@Mark_Schlabach) May 17, 2017 Baylor hit with 7th Title IX lawsuit, plaintiff alleges gang rape by football players https://t.co/GluKECgWpF via @PhillipEricksen — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 17, 2017 Baylor sued again …

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The Blitz 5/3/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: Aaron Hernandez How potential abatement could affect suits against late Hernandez. Insights on a complex topic via @McCannSportslaw https://t.co/puMxqMzNFv — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 2, 2017 Prosecutors argue tossing Aaron Hernandez conviction would reward suicide https://t.co/yjhKIFzgKa — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 2, 2017 The SUV at the center of the double murder trial of …

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The Blitz 4/28/2017 Weekend Edition

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Painkiller Lawsuit Update from today’s hearing in painkiller lawsuit: NFL Seeks To Trim Players Painkiller Class Action https://t.co/nBD2iO6IcN via @carabayles — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) April 28, 2017 NFL Concussion settlement Ex-NFL Players’ Law Firm Asks For Cut Of Concussion Awards https://t.co/F0m2lkW1eM via @Law360 pic.twitter.com/e7hfYYgn5t — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) April 26, 2017 Good …

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The Blitz 4/17/17 – Updated!

The Blitz

💉Painkiller Pandemonium & the Cannabis Conversation🌿 New filing in the NFL Clubs painkiller lawsuit A casual reading of the complaint would indicate players seek damages from concealment and masking of their injuries by way of imprudent use of painkillers, however . . . In a new painkiller lawsuit court filing #NFL clubs play a game …

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The Blitz 4/14/17

The Blitz

💐Steelers Owner Dan Rooney Dies: “Mean Joe Greene cried.” How the greatest Steeler of all remembered the soul of the team. By @EdBouchette https://t.co/HuiAuyC9WG pic.twitter.com/5QbWcAMGqc — Michael Sanserino (@msanserino) April 13, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: Eli Manning Exclusive from @kajawhitehouse: new court documents show Eli Manning was in on Giants memorabilia scheme: https://t.co/IDTt0DGLHz — Daniel Wallach …

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The Blitz – Weekend Edition – 3/7/17

The Blitz - Weekend Edition

⚖️Litigation Lane NHL Concussion Injury Litigation How the #NHL #concussion lawsuit could threaten the future of the league https://t.co/VwPz4TT5qI via @DownGoesBrown — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) April 6, 2017 Accord 2 NHL in its lawsuit’s latest, media is “hysterical” over concussions thanks to NFL. How about merely aware? https://t.co/ILstQ983sS — Jaime Mittens (@SportsLawBlonde) April 5, 2017 …

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The Blitz 4/5/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement BREAKING#NFL #Concussion Settlement Judge Brody has issued an order to send liens/ attny fee disputes to Magistrate Judge pic.twitter.com/Mhrp56AFwO — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) April 4, 2017 PDF of Order: https://t.co/iemERSgPYp https://t.co/YQVnFRJJty — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) April 4, 2017 Standard practice in post-judgment attorney fee disputes. Will likely lead to quicker …

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