Tag Archive: Dennis Wideman

Dec 17

The Blitz 12/17/17

Essential Sports & Sports Law News December 17, 2017 Week in Review 📖Read of the Week: Ex-NFL player Larry Johnson grapples with violent urges and memory loss. He thinks it’s CTE. https://t.co/HNxDXg5TEk — Washington Post (@washingtonpost) December 13, 2017 If you need a link that isn’t behind the paywall, CLICK HERE I truly and honestly …

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Apr 29

NHL Special Report

As the NFL Draft captures most eyes, headlines, and media attention, some major developments in the world of hockey are taking place.   Major litigation is underway in a number of areas.  Players question Bettman’s decision to prohibit them from playing and representing their countries on the world’s greatest Olympic stage.  Both current and retired players …

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Apr 22

The Blitz – Weekend Edition – 4/22/17

💡Concussion Discussion: 3 active & 100+ former NFL players pledged brains to science. No active & 5 retired NHLers have done so. “We are focusing on hockey now.” https://t.co/GgLJAjN6qu — Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) April 21, 2017 From @rwesthead: Boston University researcher says she’s diagnosed CTE in the brains of four former junior players https://t.co/GQmm2YsA3Q pic.twitter.com/nHlVeTtR1S …

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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 23

The Blitz 3/23/17

👮Crime Blotter: Aaron Hernandez The government’s star witness in Aaron Hernandez’s murder trial took the stand and admitted to being a drug dealer https://t.co/1lm5Y6Qdg2 pic.twitter.com/GHChCrNygp — The Boston Globe (@BostonGlobe) March 20, 2017 Possible jury issue in #AaronHernandez case, someone claiming to be “Juror 8” posted about case on Reddit: https://t.co/HOj9bI2gNJ — Chris Villani (@ChrisVillani44) …

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Mar 22

The Blitz 3/22/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: Dennis Wideman / Deflategate connection I wrote about how the Brady and Wideman cases intertwine. Really appreciate @WALLACHLEGAL‘s extensive commentary.https://t.co/aXKc5AA1Nh — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 21, 2017 NCAA Settlement $208 Million Settlement Approved by Court in NCAA Scholarship Antitrust… | Business Wire https://t.co/ljaqbo5Zgw — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 22, 2017 Harvard Title IX …

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Deflategate ‘Legacy’ Lives on in Wideman Ruling

Sheilla Dingus March 21, 2017 Two professional athletes – Dennis Wideman and Tom Brady; two sports – hockey and football; two CBAs; two very different suspensions; two appeals – all intrinsically linked through one court and opinion. Through a single ruling one player’s suspension was affirmed while another’s was slashed. What happened? Short answer: Deflategate, …

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Mar 18

The Blitz Weekend Edition 3/18/17

👮🏽Crime Blotter: Aaron Hernandez Aaron Hernandez ink may tell a deadly tale https://t.co/TJC5nRaCTl pic.twitter.com/UCF1Epi6xY — Boston Herald (@bostonherald) March 18, 2017 Jourdan Lewis NFL-bound former Michigan CB Jourdan Lewis charged with domestic assault https://t.co/kGm3PpLKvp via @thecomeback — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 17, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: Judge Berman speaks about Deflategate *Must Read* Judge Berman & Ted …

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Mar 17

The Blitz 3/17/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Painkiller lawsuit US lawmakers demand answers from Goodell over allegation teams doled out painkillers unsafely https://t.co/s89ZfjTqWS via @nationalpost — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 16, 2017 Lawsuit: NFL Teams Repeatedly Broke Federal Drug Laws, Handed Opioids Out Like Candy [Updated] https://t.co/vbZ8Ma5Gdx via @deadspin — Debra Pyka (@DebbiePyka) March 11, 2017 I can’t help …

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