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Dec 17

The Blitz 12/17/17

Essential Sports & Sports Law News December 17, 2017 Week in Review 📖Read of the Week: Ex-NFL player Larry Johnson grapples with violent urges and memory loss. He thinks it’s CTE. https://t.co/HNxDXg5TEk — Washington Post (@washingtonpost) December 13, 2017 If you need a link that isn’t behind the paywall, CLICK HERE I truly and honestly …

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May 18

The Blitz 5/18/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: New Baylor Title IX Lawsuit: Pretty damning allegations in former Baylor volleyball player’s Title IX lawsuit against university pic.twitter.com/AGaaWK5n5j — Mark Schlabach (@Mark_Schlabach) May 17, 2017 Baylor hit with 7th Title IX lawsuit, plaintiff alleges gang rape by football players https://t.co/GluKECgWpF via @PhillipEricksen — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 17, 2017 Baylor sued again …

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Feb 20

The Blitz 2/20/17

⚖Litigation Lane: Lane Johnson In this article I detail new developments in #Eagles‘ Lane Johnson’s lawsuit against the NFL & NFLPA. https://t.co/dBdSdYtKUm — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 20, 2017 Anderson University football player sues school for injuries https://t.co/teA7ImfZPh | Former AU football player sues NCAA, HCAC for alleged injuries — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 19, …

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Feb 16

The Blitz 2/16/17

⚠️Player Health & Safety: Mental illness is often brushed into the shadows, but it shouldn’t be.  If you only read one article, make it this one. Very important read (thanks @SheillaDingus)…Former NHL goalie @CoreyHirsch: Coping with darkness @PlayersTribune. https://t.co/uVOx9z164j — Ron Barry (@ronbarry21) February 16, 2017 Illinois Workers Compensation Bill I wrote this earlier in …

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No More Band-Aids for Gaping Wounds – Baylor as a Warning to Collegiate Sports

At some point, as Title IX lawsuits are accumulating at Baylor University, the public becomes aware, and shock and horror prevail. The most recent filing alleged 52 rapes in a four year period from 2011 to 2014. Asserting a “show ‘em a good time” approach to football recruiting, Kendal Briles, former Head Coach Art Briles’ son and now the offensive coordinator at Florida Atlantic University was reported in the suit to have asked a student athlete, “Do you like white women? Because we have a lot of them at Baylor and they love football players.” Though not yet corroborated, the allegations are so numerous, that they reach incredulous proportions.

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Jan 12

The Blitz 1/12/17

This is not getting much attention…one of the NFL’s “dirty little secrets.”  NFL Admits Denial of Veteran Player’s Disability Benefits Without Review of Medical Records https://t.co/CFY9ULkIaz via @SheillaDingus — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) January 11, 2017 I normally don’t ask for shares and RT’s but on this one I’ll make exception. The only way change will …

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Jan 11

The Blitz 1/11/17

NFL Sidelines: My latest article examines #Eagles Lane Johnson’s lawsuit against #NFL, & NFLPAhttps://t.co/qp4Nm7akXZ via @SheillaDingus — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) January 11, 2017 Report: Suspended linebacker Daryl Washington to seek reinstatement in March https://t.co/KfYTLwqsr3 — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) January 10, 2017 ICYMI Strikes For Kids Charity Files Emergency Motion to Compel Deposition of Roger Goodell https://t.co/BcLcPW8EVv …

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Jan 06

The Blitz 1/6/17

NCAA Notes: Sally Jenkins of the Washington Post takes on the Seventh Circuit: Federal judges just compared college athletes to prisoners in their lack of ability to seek employee status. https://t.co/1vYEiHExSM — Warren K. Zola (@WarrenKZola) January 5, 2017 All self inflicted spending, most on bloated salaries and unnecessary amenities. https://t.co/Q2n7r1FcTw — The Legal Blitz …

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Jan 05

The Blitz 1/5/17

Concussion Discussion: Outstanding piece about some outstanding work! This is the most important article (on the NFL and CTE) I’ve ever written. Please read my latest: https://t.co/x49Vd0ocTd @BrandiWinans — Blake Yagman (@BlakeYagman) January 4, 2017 Ex-NHL Players Want Concussion Class Cert. Docs Unsealed https://t.co/gh78rwDvk4 via @ZachZagger pic.twitter.com/1XigE4wRKp — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) January 4, 2017 U.S. …

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Jan 02

The Blitz 1/2/17

Wow! Ir’s hard to believe Advocacy for Fairness in Sports is only starting its 3rd month, and already we’re off and running into a New Year! I’m truly humbled by and so very appreciative of the friendship and support many of you have shown since the “Deflategate days,” and moving onward. I’m at a loss …

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