Tag Archive: Dan Werly

Mar 17

The Blitz Sports Betting & eSports Special Edition

🎲The Scoop on Sports Betting: It was thrilling for me to attend SXSW and catch the sports betting panel consisting of Daniel Wallach, Andrew Brandt, Gabe Feldman and Sara Slane first hand.  I managed to capture most of it on Periscope, so hopefully you’ll have a chance to tune in and see what the experts have to say on where the sports leagues …

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Feb 23

The Blitz 2/23/17

âš–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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Painkiller Abuse in the NFL Part III: A Tale of Two Lawsuits

Painkiller use is part of a largely unseen culture within professional sports in general, and the NFL in particular. While no one would question the need for painkillers in a sport as inherently physical as professional football, where to draw the line between legitimate pain management and painkillers as a tool for exploitation of athletes is much less clear.

As I described in Part I, a culture has developed within the league that prioritizes getting the best players on the field in order to win football games, giving fans the star players they want to see, and most importantly from a league perspective, to generate ever increasing revenue.

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Dec 24

The Blitz 12/24/16

Highlight Reel: I placed two highlights you don’t want to miss at the top of today’s Blitz. The first is Conduct Detrimental Podcast #10 in which the two Dans take on all the major sports law stories of the month of December.  You’ll need some good conversation points for all the family and friends gatherings …

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Nov 03

The Blitz 11/3/16

Concussion Crisis: NFL’s Latest Concussion Setback May Force Discovery w/ Insurers https://t.co/dtat0IzCfH via @TBarrabi w/ @WALLACHLEGAL & @WerlySportsLaw &mda sh; Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) No vember 3, 2016 NFL loses bid to block discovery process in concussion insurance coverage case https://t.co/iBezEBxNH7 via @ProFootballTalk &m dash; Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) No vember 3, 2016 USA Football Looks To …

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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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Nov 02

The Blitz Special Edition: “The Nuclear Option”

Podcast discussion with Daniel Wallach and Dan Werly: Listen in on The White Bronco New Conduct Detrimental Pod: @WALLACHLEGAL & I discuss the breaking news of NJ’s attempt to legalize sports gambling https://t.co/fBpEGhBpG4 &mdash ; Dan Werly (@WerlySportsLaw) November 1, 2016 or i-tunes Great commentary here from @WALLACHLEGAL @WerlySportsLaw, hosts of “Conduct Detrimental” #sportslaw podcast …

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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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Oct 28

News Blitz 10/28/16 Dirty Deeds Issue

New Conduct Detrimental Podcast: Dan Werly and Daniel Wallach go deep with Deadspin reporter Diana Moskovitz on the Josh Brown fiasco. NEW: In the 2nd Conduct Detrimental pod, @WALLACHLEGAL & I talk with @DianaMoskovitz about Josh Brown & the NFL: https://t.co/IspzZWTpPX — Dan Werly (@WerlySportsLaw) October 27, 2016 If you missed Diana’s artice on why a …

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Oct 26

News Blitz 10/26/16

Major journalists indict Roger Goodell: Enough is enough — it’s time for a new NFL commissioner https://t.co/Mjv0PuW1E3 via @Stanford_Daily — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 26, 2016 Excerpt from the article posted above: .@Stanford_Daily calls for Roger Goodell to step down. pic.twitter.com/SwJZmG0bGb — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 26, 2016 One of my favorite writers, Michael Hurley …

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