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The Blitz 10/1/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of October 1, 2017   📖Read of the Week: Read of the week honors go to Eric Reid and Malcolm Jenkins for their thoughtful op-eds on why they protest and where they wish to go from here. Eric Reid: Why Colin Kaepernick and I Decided to Take a …

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The Blitz – Week of August 27

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of August 27, 2017 🐦Tweet of the Week: Happy Madden Day. I can enjoy a version of the @NFL where humans aren’t fleeced for their physical gifts & then tossed aside once broken. — Derek Helling (@dhellingsports) August 25, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement Bigger #Concussion Settlement …

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The Blitz July 10 – 16, 2017

The Blitz

Tweet of the week: x⚖️Litigation Lane: The Biggest #Sports Rulings Of The 1st Half Of 2017 https://t.co/V3GLR9rCko via @ZachZagger #sportslaw pic.twitter.com/SNhOF1EiFy — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) July 10, 2017 NOTEWORTHY that Sports leagues prevailed in each of these cases except the first, where they were indirect winners as well. https://t.co/bBPOSLsJFq — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) July 10, …

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The Blitz July 4 – 9, 2017

The Blitz

Tweet of the week: Mama’s don’t let your babies grow up to be NFL’ers. Teach them hoops or baseball instead. Or the law. There will be lawyers. — Matthew Page (@N242DB) July 5, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane CHL Minimum Wage Lawsuit Quite possible the finances of the QMJHL’s 18 teams will be made public in connection …

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The Blitz 5/10/17

The Blitz

⚖️NFLPA Painkiller Grievance against NFL and 32 Member Clubs: I discovered this during my evening “docket dig” yesterday, and published my article in the wee hours of the morning. It was nice to see that a number of media outlets picked up on the story. My take on the #NFLPA painkiller grievance against the NFL …

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Is Lane Johnson’s Lawsuit Against the NFL and NFLPA a Magnifying Glass into Larger Problems?

Lane Johnson

May 8, 2017 Sheilla Dingus @SheillaDingus Last week Lane Johnson filed a reply in response to the NFLPA’s opposition to vacate an arbitration award in which he was suspended for ten games for violating the collectively bargained policy on performance enhancing substances.  The lawsuit, which was filed in the Northern District of Ohio in January, …

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The Blitz 5/3/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: Aaron Hernandez How potential abatement could affect suits against late Hernandez. Insights on a complex topic via @McCannSportslaw https://t.co/puMxqMzNFv — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 2, 2017 Prosecutors argue tossing Aaron Hernandez conviction would reward suicide https://t.co/yjhKIFzgKa — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 2, 2017 The SUV at the center of the double murder trial of …

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The Blitz – Weekend Edition – 4/22/17

Happy Weekend from Advocacy for Fairness in Sports and The Blitz

💡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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The Blitz 4/19/17

NFL Blitz

⚖️Conduct Detrimental: In this new Conduct Detrimental episode, Daniel Wallach and Dan Werly take on the Aaron Hernandez “not guilty” verdict, Eli Manning and the Giants’ “Memorabiliagate” developments and the relocation lawsuit brought by the City of St. Louis against the NFL and how it may impact relocations going forward.  ❗️SPOILER ALERT❗️  Wallach says, “It may …

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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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