Category: News Blitz

The Blitz 10/21/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of 10/16-10/22, 2017 ?Read of the Week: .@sallyjenx piece w/ @WALLACHLEGAL is one of the best condemnations of NFL discipline Goodell style, that I’ve read. https://t.co/LTqcldG0x0 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 19, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement My report on objections to Class …

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The Blitz 10/8/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of October 8, 2017   ?Read of the Week: Six days in September: NFL players seized control as league scrambled https://t.co/VhYhIuvVGs via @DVNJr & @SethWickersham — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 1, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement My deep-dive into the disturbing maze of …

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The Blitz 10/2/17- Ezekiel Elliott Hearing Special Edition

The Blitz

A hearing took place in a Fifth Circuit courtroom at 1:00 PM October second to determine a number of vital issues that will determine his availability as the season progresses.  The NFL asked the court for two things (1) a stay on Judge Mazzant’s injunction which has allowed Elliott to play thus far …

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The Blitz 10/1/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of October 1, 2017   ?Read of the Week: Read of the week honors go to Eric Reid and Malcolm Jenkins for their thoughtful op-eds on why they protest and where they wish to go from here. Eric Reid: Why Colin Kaepernick and I Decided to Take a …

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The Blitz 9/25/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of September 25, 2017 ?Tweet of the Week: We’re witnessing one of the most important moments in sports history. — mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) September 24, 2017 ?Read of the Week: Paul D. Anderson captured both the legal and other ramifications of Aaron Hernandez’s Stage 3 CTE diagnosis …

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The Blitz 9/17/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of September 18, 2017   ?Read of the Week: I was hesitant to use one of my own stories here, and I want you to know I AM NOT plugging my journalism skills, but rather Susan Owens’ story is so moving, so powerful, and so important – I …

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The Blitz 9/10/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of September 10, 2017 ?Tweets of the Week: Labor needs to focus on modernizing Labor Laws to balance the inequalities politicians have legislated away from Labor on behalf of donors! — Ivan F. Soto (@ISotoAFLPU) September 4, 2017 You see this @NFLPA? The NFL is telling …

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The Blitz

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News  Week of September 3, 2017 ?Tweet of the Week: This week we have a tie: High school football is 7 times more likely than lightning to cause catastrophic injury. Yet we clear the stadium at sound of thunder. — Kent Johnson (@37919KJ) September 2, 2017

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The Blitz – Week of August 27

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of August 27, 2017 ?Tweet of the Week: Happy Madden Day. I can enjoy a version of the @NFL where humans aren’t fleeced for their physical gifts & then tossed aside once broken. — Derek Helling (@dhellingsports) August 25, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement Bigger …

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The Blitz – NFLPA – A Union in Crisis?

The Blitz

Ezekiel Elliott is just the latest player caught in crossfire in the NFL-NFLPA’s lack of trust. Behind the curtain: https://t.co/CGeva5knqi — Andrew Brandt (@AndrewBrandt) August 23, 2017
For more on Ezekiel Elliott, see this week’s regular edition of The Blitz ?Labor War: Plenty of time for NFL, NFLPA …

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