Tag Archive: Dallas Cowboys

Nov 12

The Blitz 11/12/17

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review – November 6 – 12, 2017 📖Read of the Week: Is the NFL’s concussion settlement working? Small percentage of claims have been paid thus far, and ex-players, their families and attorneys have big concerns — “The claims process is flawed, cumbersome, and moves at a glacial …

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Oct 02

The Blitz 10/2/17- Ezekiel Elliott Hearing Special Edition

A hearing took place in a Fifth Circuit courtroom at 1:00 PM October second to determine a number of vital issues that will determine his availability as the season progresses.  The NFL asked the court for two things (1) a stay on Judge Mazzant’s injunction which has allowed Elliott to play thus far this season …

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Sep 10

The Blitz 9/10/17

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of September 10, 2017 🐦Tweets of the Week: Labor needs to focus on modernizing Labor Laws to balance the inequalities politicians have legislated away from Labor on behalf of donors! — Ivan F. Soto (@ISotoAFLPU) September 4, 2017 You see this @NFLPA? The NFL is telling you that …

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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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What’s next for Ezekiel Elliott and NFL Domestic Violence Policy?

The NFL has botched a number of domestic violence investigations over the past few years unleashing a public relations nightmare for the league. A seemingly contrite Roger Goodell pledged to do better after public outrage from the Ray Rice fiasco nearly cost the NFL a lucrative Anheiser Busch relationship. Part of his new “get tough plan” included a baseline six-game suspension for first-time domestic violence offenders. Then last year he reduced that suspension for unknown mitigating circumstances to a mere one-game suspension for Giants’ kicker Josh Brown; that is until Brown’s own journal admitting abuse surfaced in the media. Another firestorm of public rage erupted, again bringing into question the NFL’s seriousness in regard to domestic violence. The NFL needed to get the next one right. Enter Ezekiel Elliott.

Jun 20

The Blitz 6/20/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: Supreme Court Slants Ruling Helps Washington Redskins BREAKING: High Court Says Offensive TM Ban Is Unconstitutional https://t.co/XgkLR0fkgj via @BDonahueLaw360 pic.twitter.com/3De8pDjaY2 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 19, 2017 Link to #SCOTUS opinion in #TheSlants trademark case: https://t.co/4woiMQ1BLh — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) June 19, 2017 The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the #Slants trademark case …

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Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones to be Deposed in RX Painkiller Lawsuit

On Monday, a California judge ruled that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones will be required to give deposition testimony under oath regarding his knowledge of how prescription pain killers are used in keeping injured players on the field.
In May of last year a suit was filed against the thirty-two member Clubs of the NFL…

Nov 02

The Blitz 11/2/16

NFL Ratings Dive: The NFL Fully Deserves Their Massive TV Ratings Decline https://t.co/mIUzVwSlXA @PaulMBanks nails it! — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) N ovember 2, 2016 World Series Ratings Spike As NFL Strikes Out | https://t.co/f0B1UNDUSO — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 31, 2016 World Series wins big over NFL game https://t.co/IYn4pxG6QL via @ProFootballTalk — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) …

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Oct 29

The Blitz 10/29/16

Violence against women in sports and beyond: I’ve featured some very insightful articles and of course news of where it’s happening again. Nearly 20 domestic abuse victims per minute in the U.S. Most don’t have a football league to expose their abusers. https://t.co/fUDRTalBwZ — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) October 28, 2016 “2 years after NFL boss vowed …

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