Tag: Ezekiel Elliott

Ezekiel Elliott v. NFL

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The Blitz 12/10/17

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review 12/10/17 📖Read of the Week: Compelling read: Forget About Colin Kaepernick; I Think I’m Done With the NFL Just Because I Don’t Want to Watch Someone Die https://t.co/vw8Sg50Fk7 via @verysmartbros — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) December 9, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement There was a lot …

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The Blitz 11/19/17

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Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review – November 13-19, 2017 📖Reads of the Week: Special thanks to Ken Belson and Lindsay Gibbs for their excellent coverage of the NFL Concussion Settlement and for including Advocacy for Fairness in Sports in your work. More than four years after a deal was announced, Debilitated …

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Report Released By Cyrus Mehri Details Anti-Labor Stance Within NFLPA

Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith

Mehri’s report “chronicles the reckless spending of the NFLPA, following the money trail from NFLPA leadership to law firms with anti-union agendas on the receiving end.” November 16, 2017 Sheilla Dingus Every year a new NFL/NFLPA controversy makes news, casting a shadow on professional football.  Legal showdowns in which the players’ association without fail seems to …

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The Blitz 11/12/17

The Blitz

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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The Blitz

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review – October 29 – November 4, 2017 📖Read of the Week: “[T]he plea not for peace but for justice. That’s the Kaepernick legacy.” https://t.co/ggnUKolnA6 via @EdgeofSports — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 4, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: Ezekiel Elliott The best Twitter commentary as it happened in real-time …

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The Blitz 10/29/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of 10/22/17 – 10/28/17 🐦Tweet of the Week: I talk better in court. You think lawyers speak Latin at home? “Ergo, I respectfully request that opposing seatmate pass the salt.” No. — The Cranky Lawyer 😠 (@eleebeck) October 24, 2017 Most of the stuff I tweet is dead …

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The Blitz 10/21/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of 10/16-10/22, 2017 📖Read of the Week: .@sallyjenx piece w/ @WALLACHLEGAL is one of the best condemnations of NFL discipline Goodell style, that I’ve read. https://t.co/LTqcldG0x0 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 19, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement My report on objections to Class Counsel’s fee petition in …

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The Blitz 10/8/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of October 8, 2017   📖Read of the Week: Six days in September: NFL players seized control as league scrambled https://t.co/VhYhIuvVGs via @DVNJr & @SethWickersham — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 1, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement My deep-dive into the disturbing maze of obstacles facing players in …

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

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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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