Tag Archive: concussions

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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It’s time to support good sports 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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Apr 12

The Blitz 4/12/17

👮Crime Blotter: Joe McKnight Death Prosecutors want to use 2006 road-rage incident as evidence against Joe McKnight’s accused murderer | https://t.co/4xNndJnGBP — Ramon Antonio Vargas (@RVargasAdvocate) April 11, 2017 Joe McKnight deserved better than this death on hard asphalt. I wrote this for @TheUndefeated: https://t.co/zBWHA0oDd8 — Jane McManus (@janesports) December 5, 2016 Aaron Hernandez Trial …

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Mar 25

The Blitz 3/25/17

🖊To start off: I wrote a letter to Roger Goodell addressing a number of critical issues in the NFL.  I hope you’ll take a few minutes to read and share. .@nflcommish wrote a letter to fans. I responded in regard to some of the NFL’s biggest issues. cc: @NFLprguy @NFLPA https://t.co/DAgjKhwvn2 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) …

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Mar 07

The Blitz 3/7/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: Maurkice Pouncey Settlement reached in Maurkice Pouncey civil suit in Miami nightclub case https://t.co/61TcsoAZmR via @rayfitt1 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 6, 2017 Matt Barnes Kerr comfortable with Matt Barnes being a Warrior despite legal woes https://t.co/h6JaHegSbQ via @SherwoodStrauss — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 6, 2017 Super Bowl ticket lawsuit Fans Can’t Add …

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Mar 04

The Blitz 3/4/17 Weekend Edition

 ⚖️Litigation Lane: Karl Towns Sr. vs. Crunch? Karl Towns Sr. considering lawsuit against Wolves https://t.co/tVhTpCvE36 via @McCannSportslaw — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 4, 2017 CHL minimum wage lawsuit From @RWesthead: Focus shifts to franchise values in CHL minimum-wage case: https://t.co/xLvPlqtCXr pic.twitter.com/dF0Hou6Piy — TSN (@TSN_Sports) March 3, 2017 Los Angeles Lakers / Jeanie Buss Jeanie Buss’ …

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The Story of an NFL Wife – a Conversation with Cyndy Feasel

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live a fairy tale dream come true? And then see it unravel thread by thread? This is Cyndy Feasel’s reality. Cyndy was married to Grant Feasel who was center and long snapper in the NFL from 1984 – 1993, and was a starter for most of his career. I caught up with her recently and we discussed her experiences.

Feb 23

The Blitz 2/23/17

⚖Litigation Lane: Second amended complaint filed in NFL painkiller lawsuit. This was filed late last night, so I’m still trying to make my way through it along with the exhibits.  Much is redacted but there is still a good bit of new information. I hope to have a story out later today, or at latest tomorrow …

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Feb 14

The Blitz 12/14/17

Player Rights, Health & Safety: I published an article yesterday on Illinois Senate Bill 12 which if passed will curtail workers’ compensation benefits to professional athletes.  This is an article from Derek Helling.  In it he brings out some additional facts and takes a different perspective that I did, but pretty much arrives at the same …

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Feb 13

The Blitz 2/13/17

Litigation Lane: Jury trial in Joe Mixon civil case set for Sept. 12, 2017, per court order: pic.twitter.com/XMD7aB2lLf — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) February 13, 2017 ICYMI: Dr. Mitch Abrams weighs in on how to curb the violent culture in college athletics. Judge orders Canadian hockey leagues to unseal financial records https://t.co/u01h1BoJVQ — LexSportiva (@AMELIAsportLAW) February …

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