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Could Phlogistix Salvage the NFL’s Concussion Protocol?

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton’s injury and return to play during the team’s NFC Wild Card playoff game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Jan. 7 was another reminder of the weakness of the National Football League’s current concussion protocol.  In a January 11 rant on Players Tribune, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman called the league’s concussion protocols “a joke.”

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Sep 25

The Blitz 9/25/17

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of September 25, 2017 🐦Tweet of the Week: We’re witnessing one of the most important moments in sports history. — mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) September 24, 2017 📖Read of the Week: Paul D. Anderson captured both the legal and other ramifications of Aaron Hernandez’s Stage 3 CTE diagnosis in …

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Aug 27

The Blitz – NFLPA – A Union in Crisis?

Ezekiel Elliott is just the latest player caught in crossfire in the NFL-NFLPA’s lack of trust. Behind the curtain: https://t.co/CGeva5knqi — Andrew Brandt (@AndrewBrandt) August 23, 2017 For more on Ezekiel Elliott, see this week’s regular edition of The Blitz.  🔨Labor War: Plenty of time for NFL, NFLPA to avoid labor war, but players already …

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May 30

The Blitz 5/30/17-5/31/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: Ploetz vs. NCAA NCAA motion to transfer Ploetz CTE case out of Dallas – DENIED. Trial set for January. — Gene Egdorf (@GeneEgdorf) May 25, 2017 This will be the first football #CTE case to go to trial (1/22/18): Ploetz v. NCAA, Case No. DC-17-676 https://t.co/nzc55KyyfE — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) May 29, 2017 …

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Mar 25

The Blitz 3/25/17

🖊To start off: I wrote a letter to Roger Goodell addressing a number of critical issues in the NFL.  I hope you’ll take a few minutes to read and share. .@nflcommish wrote a letter to fans. I responded in regard to some of the NFL’s biggest issues. cc: @NFLprguy @NFLPA https://t.co/DAgjKhwvn2 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) …

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Mar 24

The Blitz 3/24/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: Buffalo Wild Wings sued over fan brawl Buffalo Wild Wings sued over violent fan brawl at restaurant during NFL gamehttps://t.co/B8aTEGqVxA — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 24, 2017 DirecTv/Dodgers Channel lawsuit BREAKING: DirecTV Settles DOJ’s Dodgers Channel Illegal Info-Sharing Suit https://t.co/pFTGDZkF6F via @MelissaLipman — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 24, 2017 NFL Concussion Settlement Anapol …

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Oct 29

The Blitz 10/29/16

Violence against women in sports and beyond: I’ve featured some very insightful articles and of course news of where it’s happening again. Nearly 20 domestic abuse victims per minute in the U.S. Most don’t have a football league to expose their abusers. https://t.co/fUDRTalBwZ — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) October 28, 2016 “2 years after NFL boss vowed …

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