Tag Archive: athlete activism

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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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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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 Special Edition – Athlete Activism

This special edition of “The Blitz” celebrates the bravery and conscience of those athletes who choose to use their platforms for important real-life issues social justice issues. ✊🏾✊🏼✊🏽✊✊🏿 #Together August 20, 2017 – Week in Review Michael Bennett on why he will continue to sit during anthem https://t.co/zo2F448JfC — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) August 15, 2017 imagine being …

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Jun 13

The Blitz 6/13/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: Strikes for Kids vs. NFL .@StrikesForKids objects to Magistrate Judges decision, makes another bid for deposition of Roger Goodell. PDF: https://t.co/F8jUCtTkY0 pic.twitter.com/y5LGWBrqGj — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 10, 2017 @StrikesForKids says deposition of Goodell is “proper,” as “only & ultimate authority” on interpretation & enforcement of gambling policy. pic.twitter.com/7A7AR17dnN — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) …

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May 27

The Blitz – Memorial Day Weekend Edition

⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement Chris Seeger files for quasi-judicial immunity for all administrative entities in #NFL #concussion settlement https://t.co/xjGcOBoxfx pic.twitter.com/iIvyg4MUvt — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 22, 2017 He mislead and decieved brain damaged NFL retirees. No immunity from anyone. https://t.co/LgUYN2SUfa — tombaugh (@tombaugh) May 23, 2017 NFL Concussion Litigation (Claims Against Riddell): Forward progress: …

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May 09

The Blitz 5/10/17

⚖️NFLPA Painkiller Grievance against NFL and 32 Member Clubs: I discovered this during my evening “docket dig” yesterday, and published my article in the wee hours of the morning. It was nice to see that a number of media outlets picked up on the story. My take on the #NFLPA painkiller grievance against the NFL …

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May 03

The Blitz 5/3/17

⚖️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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