Derek Helling

Derek Helling is a journalist out of Kansas City, Mo., who covers the intersections of entertainment and sports with business, law, media and technology.

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Opinion: How American Football Fuels White Supremacy

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/09/13/opinion-how-american-football-fuels-white-supremacy/

Judge Moves Goalpost; Richard Dent Returns to the Ninth Circuit

ICYMI Advocacy for Fairness in Sports’ September newsletter for retired NFL players and families published yesterday.

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/09/04/judge-moves-goalpost-richard-dent-returns-to-the-ninth-circuit/

The NHL is taking a victory lap for now

Gary Bettman's victory lap

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/06/23/the-nhl-is-taking-a-victory-lap-for-now/

Busy Docket Week!

This week the federal dockets were full of opinions, orders, and lawsuits concerning retired NFL players in both the disability and concussion settlement spheres as well as cases concerning other athletes. We’ll try to recap as many as possible over the weekend so check back in when you can.  The first story details an order …

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Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/06/08/busy-docket-week/

Gary Bettman just cleared the Barr

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/05/02/gary-bettman-just-cleared-the-barr/

New Layer of College Football Misconduct Unveiled in Askin Lawsuit

John Askin lawsuit against Notre Dame, NCAA

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/02/21/new-layer-of-college-football-misconduct-unveiled-in-askin-lawsuit/

The Moral Bankruptcy of College Football

Plantation college football

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/01/07/the-moral-bankruptcy-of-college-football/

Mike Peluso files lawsuit against NHL’s Devils

Mike Peluso lawsuit

  Read the complete lawsuit here.  

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/01/06/mike-peluso-files-lawsuit-against-nhls-devils/

NCAA Amateurism Struggle Reminiscent of 1890’s Pullman Railroad Labor Struggle

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2018/09/17/ncaa-amateurism-struggle-reminiscent-of-1890s-pullman-railroad-labor-struggle/

From our contributors:

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