Sheilla Dingus

Sheilla Dingus founded Advocacy for Fairness in Sports in October 2016, after a stint with Defenders of the Wall, a New England Patriots based blog where she dived deep into the legal aspects of Deflategate. Along the way, she observed many inequities in sports and felt a need to address some of the under-reported stories in sports law. She draws from her background as a former professional dancer, who like many of the athletes she writes about, took an early retirement due to orthopedic injuries. After a return trip to college she worked for a legal software company, with seven years as a Project Manager and Analyst. She brings her analytical skills to the table in breaking down complex lawsuits, and enjoys pursuing her longtime interest in journalism.

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The Blitz 10/31/16

NFL

Of serious concern: Jonathan P. Baird: As the NFL’s problems grow, conscience is sidelined https://t.co/LtiGTOSKMF via @conmonitornews…… #POWERFUL — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) O ctober 30, 2016 Funny lead in for a satirical look at some serious concerns Goodell continues to fertilize our shoes and tell us it’s mud https://t.co/ebLsjvhcfU

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The Blitz Special Edition – Concussions and Player Safety

concussion

To start…a powerful piece from Jonathan P. Baird of the Concord Monitor about NFL apathy and the devastating aftermath of concussions at all playing levels: Jonathan P. Baird: As the NFL’s problems grow, conscience is sidelined https://t.co/LtiGTOSKMF via @conmonitornews…… #POWERFUL — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 30, 2016 NFL concussion litigation: Brain Injury …

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The Blitz 10/29/16

Violence erupts at an NFL game

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 …

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News Blitz 10/28/16 Dirty Deeds Issue

dirty deeds

New Conduct Detrimental Podcast: Dan Werly and Daniel Wallach go deep with Deadspin reporter Diana Moskovitz on the Josh Brown fiasco. NEW: In the 2nd Conduct Detrimental pod, @WALLACHLEGAL & I talk with @DianaMoskovitz about Josh Brown & the NFL: https://t.co/IspzZWTpPX — Dan Werly (@WerlySportsLaw) October 27, 2016 If you …

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News Blitz 10/27/16

gavel on the NFL

Josh Brown domestic violence debacle: Did the NFL Try to Bully a Domestic-Violence Survivor? via @EdgeofSports @thenation https://t.co/Gp0P5oIipx
This is a must read! — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 26, 2016 Fumbling of Josh Brown case reeks of corporate cronyism by NFL, owners https://t.co/yOSqxtADxx via @patrickimig — Sheilla Dingus …

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News Blitz 10/26/16

Major journalists indict Roger Goodell: Enough is enough — it’s time for a new NFL commissioner https://t.co/Mjv0PuW1E3 via @Stanford_Daily — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 26, 2016 Excerpt from the article posted above: .@Stanford_Daily calls for Roger Goodell to step down. pic.twitter.com/SwJZmG0bGb — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 26, 2016 One …

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Let’s Gooooo!

We’re finally getting underway! Today is the first day of advocacyforfairnessinsports.org.  Got my old articles from defendersofthewall.com moved over and hope to have some brand new content out very soon.  Thank you for your support!

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