Tag Archive: Eric Winston

Sep 25

The Blitz 9/25/17

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of September 25, 2017 🐦Tweet of the Week: We’re witnessing one of the most important moments in sports history. — mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) September 24, 2017 📖Read of the Week: Paul D. Anderson captured both the legal and other ramifications of Aaron Hernandez’s Stage 3 CTE diagnosis in …

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Cyrus Mehri’s Candidacy Reveals New NFLPA Constitution and Fresh Vision for Players’ Union

September 11, 2017 Sheilla Dingus In late August, Cyrus Mehri was scheduled to interview with Bryant Gumbel of HBO’s Real Sports.  The night of the interview, he had dinner with NFLPA President Eric Winston out of respect and as a courtesy; to announce his plan to challenge DeMaurice Smith for the elected position of NFLPA …

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Aug 27

The Blitz – NFLPA – A Union in Crisis?

Ezekiel Elliott is just the latest player caught in crossfire in the NFL-NFLPA’s lack of trust. Behind the curtain: https://t.co/CGeva5knqi — Andrew Brandt (@AndrewBrandt) August 23, 2017 For more on Ezekiel Elliott, see this week’s regular edition of The Blitz.  🔨Labor War: Plenty of time for NFL, NFLPA to avoid labor war, but players already …

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Aug 20

The Blitz

Important Sports and Sports Law News August 20, 2017 – Week in Review Tweet of the Week: “Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are” -Ben Franklin pic.twitter.com/MSRtHDVRBe — Justin Britt (@JustinBritt68) August 19, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement Is the #NFL making it impossible …

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Aug 20

The Blitz- What You Need to Know about Ezekiel Elliott’s Appeal

What you need to know about Ezekiel Elliot’s appeal & NFL Player Discipline What is Zeke Elliott’s legal strategy going forward? I offer thoughts to @SI_PeterKing in his latest @theMMQB piece: https://t.co/iauZI9WDpv pic.twitter.com/eXVfpfflYH — Michael McCann (@McCannSportsLaw) August 14, 2017 .@DeSmithNFLPA questions length of #EzekielElliott investigation https://t.co/0cV5ToyQrw via @bobhille — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) August 14, …

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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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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 24

The Blitz 3/24/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: Buffalo Wild Wings sued over fan brawl Buffalo Wild Wings sued over violent fan brawl at restaurant during NFL gamehttps://t.co/B8aTEGqVxA — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 24, 2017 DirecTv/Dodgers Channel lawsuit BREAKING: DirecTV Settles DOJ’s Dodgers Channel Illegal Info-Sharing Suit https://t.co/pFTGDZkF6F via @MelissaLipman — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 24, 2017 NFL Concussion Settlement Anapol …

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Mar 20

The Blitz 3/20/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: Jerry Sandusky Former Penn State president goes to trial in Sandusky scandal https://t.co/wLsxv10nlK via @USATODAY — Kimberly Archie (@kimberlyarchie) March 19, 2017 Deflategate (the gift that keeps on giving) Richard Berman, the Deflategate judge, is still stunned at the size of the the NFL’s sanction. @kalynkahler‘s Q&A:https://t.co/f3g0bdloUV pic.twitter.com/hRUHCmNFWf — The MMQB (@theMMQB) March …

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Why does the NFLPA Want to Stop Leaping Field Goal Blocks?

Sheilla Dingus March 5, 2015 Last week at the Combine, the NFLPA presented a request for a rule change to the NFL Competition Committee.  As first reported by Mark Maske of the Washington Post, NFLPA President Eric Winston said: The jumping over on the field goal, I think, is just leading to a really dangerous …

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