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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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Feb 24

The Blitz 2/24/17

⚖Litigation Lane: WWE Concussion Case Lawyers in #WWE concussion case cite deaths of Koloff, Steele and Snuka as reason why discovery shouldn’t be stayed: https://t.co/LdV9i8uT3i — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) February 24, 2017 Fee Fight in NFL Concussion Settlement 👀 Stage Set for $112.5M Fee Fight in #NFL #Concussion Case https://t.co/QtB0XF4FvL via @PJDannunzioTLI — Sheilla Dingus …

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In Search of Mike Neal

By Sheilla Dingus December 26, 2016 There appears to be a black hole in the vicinity of 345 Park Avenue and apparently it has devoured NFL free agent Mike Neal. As you may recall, about a year ago, as the Denver Broncos were gearing up for a Super Bowl run, Al Jazeera America released a …

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Half-Time in the CBA – A conversation with Ben Leber

By Sheilla Dingus November 7, 2016 Rewind the NFL game clock to 2011; Commissioner Roger Goodell has entered the five-year mark of his tenure and is now beginning to assert his authority as the emperor-like ruler of the league.  DeMaurice Smith, ascending to his second year as Executive Director of the NFLPA, is not a …

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