Category: Litigation in Sports

Updates

Hello All, A newsletter recently went out to our retired NFL folks which scheduled our first Zoom meetings.  During the meetings, I provided updates on some important developments in NFL disability and the concussion settlement along with a glimpse into some of the behind-the-scenes work I’ve been focused on.  The attendees seemed to enjoy the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2022/06/20/updates-2/

Real Sports Podcast Lays Bare How Washington Commanders Staff Terrorized Women On The Job

soiled shield

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2022/02/05/real-sports-podcast-lays-bare-how-washington-commanders-staff-terrorized-women-on-the-job/

Montador Estate Renews Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against NHL

Steve Montador CTE

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2021/11/11/montador-estate-renews-wrongful-death-lawsuit-against-nhl/

A BLACK BRAIN IS WORTH 1/3 OF A WHITE BRAIN: A RACIST SETTLEMENT?

nfl hypocrisy

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2021/02/11/a-black-brain-is-worth-1-3-of-a-white-brain-a-racist-settlement/

Smith’s Lawsuit Against Michigan Demonstrates the Cost of Speaking Up About the Emperor’s New Clothes

The Emperor at Michigan has no clothes

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/05/18/smiths-lawsuit-against-michigan-demonstrates-the-cost-of-speaking-up-about-the-emperors-new-clothes/

Conduct Detrimental Podcast Shines Light on NFL Disability Issues

Earlier this week Daniel Wallach addressed the inquiries of the new NFL/NFLPA CBA on his sports law podcast, Conduct Detrimental.  If you didn’t catch it in real-time, you don’t want to miss any part of this series where Wallach takes an in-depth look at how changes to the CBA will adversely impact disabled retired players …

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Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/05/01/conduct-detrimental-podcast-shines-light-on-nfl-disability-issues/

Help for Disabled NFL Players Is Sacrificed for Pension Deal

Ed and Keith O'Neil

(Ken Belson, March 25, 2020, New York Times) Ed O’Neil left the N.F.L. four decades ago, and over the years he has spent less and less time following professional football. He joined the league in 1974 as a first-round draft pick of the Detroit Lions, and he learned last week that …

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Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/03/27/help-for-disabled-nfl-players-is-sacrificed-for-pension-deal/

Be in the know with the Blitz

The Blitz

This week in addition to our regular Blitz sports law digest we have a special Blitz focused exclusively on the NFL/NFLPA CBA.

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/03/01/be-in-the-know-with-the-blitz/

Cross Summary Judgment Motions Filed in USWNT Labor Dispute

USWT pay tug

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/02/29/cross-summary-judgment-motions-filed-in-uswnt-labor-dispute/

The Blitz – February 23, 2020

The Blitz

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/02/23/the-blitz-february-23-2020/

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