Past Due

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The Blitz 02/16/2020

The Blitz

We’ve compiled the most unique, impactful and compelling sports law stories for you in one digest counting down the Top Ten Stories of the Week.

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The Purge

Attention Retired NFL Players.  I’ve learned the Disability Board is purging numerous neurocognitively impaired players and cutting their benefits.  If you’ve been affected by this or know someone who has been, please get in touch with us.

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Baylor Baseball Suspension is Like an Episode of Stranger Things

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In the hit Netflix series, “Stranger Things”, there is an alternate dimension called the “Upside Down.” It’s a close copy of our known plane of reality but completely inhospitable for our species. In a similar way, NCAA-member institutions’ priorities have turned completely upside down. Baylor University’s handling of hazing by members of its baseball team is proof of such reversal.

Last Friday, Baylor announced it suspended 14 members of the team as a result of an internal investigation into a hazing incident that occurred about a year ago.

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Big Changes to NFL Concussion Court Handling of Claims Involving Settlement Funding

NFL Concussion Settlement Funder Rules

Quietly and curiously off the public docket, the Concussion Settlement Court revised its rules regarding third-party settlement advances. As you may recall, late last year, Funder Thrivest, petitioned for a writ of mandamus at the Third Circuit, asserting that Judge Brody had not complied with the mandate handed down by the Third Circuit Opinion a few months prior.

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The Blitz Top 10 Sports Law Stories for 2/9/2020

The Blitz

he Blitz counts down the 10 most interesting sports law stories from the past week with short summaries, article excerpts and links to keep you informed. Threatened litigation against the NFL for its Super Bowl halftime show is #10 and an age discrimination lawsuit against NCAA lands at #9. Check out the countdown as we work our way to #1.

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The Retired NFL Players Newsletter is Out

Advocacy for Fairness in SportsOur monthly newsletter for retired NFL players and their families went out this morning.  You can read it by clicking here.  This newsletter is specifically focused on issues that affect or may be of interest to retired NFL.  If you’d like to have the newsletter delivered directly to your inbox each month, please click the subscribe link at the upper left of the newsletter page or you can subscribe to one of our other newsletters by clicking here.

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What College Athletes Need to Know About Seeking Legal Aid

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Athletes are some of the most prized students at colleges across America. After all, they’re tasked with the difficult job of representing their school, while trying to take their own athletic careers to the next level. However, this also means that athletes often have to tiptoe around the various rules and regulations that are currently in play.

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Our First Newsletter Especially for Attorneys Just Went Out

Advocacy for Fairness in Sports News

Introducing our first “Attorneys Only” Newsletter with information of particular interest to sports lawyers and those representing athletes in various types of litigation.

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We’re Kicking Off a New Project!

The DocketIntroducing ⚖The Docket⚖

The Docket strives to keep you informed of current proceedings in numerous sports law cases.  Because we can’t possibly cover all of the important cases to watch, and not all of them find their way into ⚡The Blitz,⚡ we’re adding documents as we check the various court dockets we track

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