Tag: Derrick Rose

The Blitz – Memorial Day Weekend Edition

Happy Memorial Day

⚖️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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The Blitz 4/14/17

The Blitz

💐Steelers Owner Dan Rooney Dies: “Mean Joe Greene cried.” How the greatest Steeler of all remembered the soul of the team. By @EdBouchette https://t.co/HuiAuyC9WG pic.twitter.com/5QbWcAMGqc — Michael Sanserino (@msanserino) April 13, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: Eli Manning Exclusive from @kajawhitehouse: new court documents show Eli Manning was in on Giants memorabilia scheme: https://t.co/IDTt0DGLHz — Daniel Wallach …

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The Blitz 1/10/17

The Blitz

Concussion Discussion: 100 #NFL HOFers in ’14. Do nothing & 51 will die of #dementia incl. 24 w/ #CTE; 10 will die of #stroke. #NFLPA @espn pic.twitter.com/SyEOgA4EG1 — NFLCSFacts (@NFLObjectors) February 7, 2016 Study indicates that adults who experience a concussion are 3X more likely to become suicidal than the general population. Brain injuries increase …

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News Blitz 12/31/16

The Blitz

Concussion Discussion: The NFL will finally have to undergo discovery regarding its knowledge of concussions. On Twitter, Daniel Wallach broke the news of a New York Appellate Court’s denial of the NFL’s motion to halt discovery. Fifty depositions per side can now proceed, and are scheduled to take place between April 2017 and March 2018. …

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The Blitz 11/29/16

The Blitz

The Latest Conduct Detrimental Podcast takes up issues from throughout the realm of sports law: Listen in as Dan Werly and Daniel Wallach lend their insights as to what’s next for Ezekiel Elliott and Josh Brown; Derrick Rose trial insights; new developments in the quest for legal sports betting, NCAA transfer lawsuit and just about everything …

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How the Derrick Rose Trial Mirrors Society’s Conceptions of Rape

Sexual Assault

Rape, or sexual assault is a crime that invokes nearly unilateral outrage in society, but it is one of the most misunderstood and difficult offenses to successfully prosecute. Using forced vaginal, oral, or anal intercourse as a definition of rape, it is estimated to affect[1] one out of every five to six American women.

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The Blitz 11/22/16

The Blitz

Concussions & CTE: News: 38 ex-NFL players sue NFL, 32 teams attempting to force the NFL to recognize “living-CTE.” PDF of lawsuit: https://t.co/nYJ6IcKuVz pic.twitter.com/5HTiEOmIvJ — Dan Werly (@WerlySportsLaw) November 22, 2016 Names of the 38 ex-NFL players suing the NFL in new CTE lawsuit: pic.twitter.com/WbRjxaD6Qu — Dan Werly (@WerlySportsLaw) November 22, 2016 Plaintiffs in new …

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Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Sports

Déjà vu? Nearly each week, a new headline surfaces alleging that an athlete has committed an act of domestic violence or sexual assault. Recent infractions in the NFL such as those involving Ray Rice, Greg Hardy, Johnny Manziel and Josh Brown, have placed domestic violence in the glaring spotlight repeatedly, along with questionable practices on the part of the league regarding subsequent investigations and punishment.

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The Blitz 11/2/16

Ezekiel Elliott

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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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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