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The Blitz 11/24/16

Happy Thanksgiving from The Blitz

Just in Time for Thanksgiving: Once-per-year Thanksgiving football is special. Once-per-week Thursday Night Football isn’t. There’s your answer. https://t.co/0dm6XWiHnR — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) November 23, 2016 Concussions & CTE: Former NFL players file civil suit asking NFL to recognize brain injury disease for workers’ comp https://t.co/PXgpRFb5TA — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 23, 2016 26 Florida Football …

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The Blitz 11/23/16

The Blitz

Around the NFL: NFL and broadcasters have some ideas to fix ratings problems https://t.co/r1JQWILJSg pic.twitter.com/4ZskrbtNnW — Eye on Football (@EyeOnNFL) November 22, 2016 They don’t let me just write “Poop Emoji” as a complete story, so instead I wrote 1,100 words on NFL officiating. https://t.co/66ruavvwrK — Michael Hurley (@michaelFhurley) November 22, 2016 Mike Tomlin remains …

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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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The Blitz 11/21/16

The Blitz

NFL Exec Believes Trump Presidency Will Signal a Return to Violent Football: NFL exec believes Trump will help football b/cwe’ll go back to liking “violent sports” https://t.co/UU2PzkbkwM via @WScottDavis @BI_Sports — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 21, 2016 Bio-Ethics & Sports: Attorney @amilst44–a leading expert on bioethics and the law–writes about the future of Chris Bosh …

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The Blitz 11/20/16

The Blitz - Game Day Edition

Special Feature: Tom Brady Returns to the Bay: A Trilogy from Bill Burt / Eagle Tribune “Raising a Champion” … Check out @BurtTalksSports Day 1 piece on Tom Brady, or really the family that raised him.https://t.co/aWn6lPNnTj — EagleTrib (@EagleTrib) November 19, 2016 For @NinersNation … How 49ers blew a chance, a big chance, at a …

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News Blitz 11/19/16

The Blitz

Around the NFL: @DailyNewsVinny For 3 new stadiums (LA, SD, LV) nearly $1B in credits is being counted on. Where is $$ coming from w/ credits exhausted? — Jim Trotter (@JimTrotter_NFL) November 19, 2016 Roger Goodell says Raiders, Chargers should stay put. Okay, how will they do that? https://t.co/Deq6vyCQez via @MattBonesteel — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) …

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The Blitz 11/18/16

The Blitz

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault in the Sporting World: Here’s the first article of a three-part series that addresses some difficult questions about domestic violence in the sporting world and beyond.  Part I is addresses the mishandling of domestic violence cases, setting the stage for the following installments to address the challenges faced in prosecuting crimes …

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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 11/16/16

The Blitz

Around the NFL: Josh Norman Speaks Out; Calls for Term Limits on the Commissioner Josh Norman: We have a new president, now let’s ‘have a new NFL commissioner’ https://t.co/MsBR04V7OE — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 16, 2016 NFL Agrees to End Ticket Price Floor, Ending 6-State AG probe NFL, State Attorneys General Reach Agreement Over “Price …

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The Blitz 11/15/16

The Blitz

Goodell’s NFL: Before Campaign, Trump Offered to Buy the Buffalo Bills https://t.co/YfuTu8nt9t via @foxsportsradio — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 15, 2016 Goodell’s realizing NFL “programming so dull it would put C-SPAN to sleep.”https://t.co/aPAaCTd3VM via @jeffmillerOCR: @ladailynews — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 14, 2016 Is the ratings rebound due to the end of the election, or …

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