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The Blitz 1/19/17

The Blitz

Concussion Discussion: Bob Probert’s widow says of NHL’s denial of link between concussions & CTE: “It feels like a slap in the face…” https://t.co/70ZQ67G3d1 — Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) January 19, 2017 Ted Walsh: Jockeys try to hide concussion after fall from horse https://t.co/H04ONHn5zQ pic.twitter.com/J1qLPFz6s6 — Concussions Info (@ConcussionsRR) January 17, 2017 Tennis start, Dellacqua on …

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The Blitz 1/18/17

The Blitz

The NFL’s Deadly Cocktail of Painkillers & Concussions: Part I of a series I’m writing about painkiller abuse in the NFL. It’s a huge problem that demands attentionhttps://t.co/7RcjCSPie3 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) January 17, 2017 Bo Jackson: Cam’s hits scare ‘the hell out of me’ https://t.co/SD22VWJUg1 via @DNewtonespn — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) January 18, 2017 …

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Painkiller Lawsuits: Un-Tangling the NFL’s Web of Secrecy Part I

Untangling the NFL's Painkiller Web

Herein lies a sordid tale. It’s certainly no secret that the NFL is a highly guarded enterprise, only sparingly leaking the information they wish to make known. While a few high profile cases surface in the headlines, most litigation is seldom if ever reported. While making thousands of appearances in courtrooms annually, the NFL’s high-powered legal teams have been quite adept at keeping most of its dirty laundry in the hamper.

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The Blitz – Weekend – 1/14/17

The Blitz - Weekend Edition

Painkiller Purgatory in the Sports Leagues The damage to the brains of players from concussion risk is now becoming well-known. What is less known but also alarming is the abuse of prescription painkillers in the NFL and NHL. 23 of 50 NFL players surveyed this season re their use of Toradol say they’ve been using …

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The Blitz 12/9/16

The Blitz

Next Scandal in NFL? (if not, it should be…) My latest article tells a sordid tale. Hope you’ll have a chance to read it.https://t.co/TftlMhjhIU — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) December 9, 2016 Great Recap of Day 4 of the Trial for the Murder of Saints Will Smith Recap of yesterday’s testimony in #WillSmithTrial https://t.co/QehT33l158 Great reporting …

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The Blitz 12/1/16

The Blitz

Prescription Painkillers in the NFL: My latest: Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones to be Deposed in RX Painkiller Lawsuit https://t.co/odufrjeMFL — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 30, 2016 Interesting facts incl this 1:Individuals w/ a brain injury are more susceptible to addiction issues- Yet players are pumped w/ painkillers. https://t.co/EWVrtDtzEE — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) December 1, 2016 …

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The Blitz 11/30/16

The Blitz

Lawsuits Against the NFL/NFLPA: Packers Mike Pennel sues NFL/NFLPA for failure to abide by PED policy Breaking: Packers DT Mike Pennel sues NFL/NFLPA for failing to abide by PED policy (ht @AlbertBreer) Lawsuit PDF: https://t.co/tMaWcokQmY … pic.twitter.com/d09gEaIAR4 — Dan Werly (@WerlySportsLaw) November 30, 2016 Eagles Lane Johnson files DOL complaint against Players Association Eagles Lineman …

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