Category: News Blitz

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 you that …

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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 and The first Ezekiel …

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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 #Concussion Settlement …

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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 to avoid labor war, but players already …

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The Blitz

The Blitz

Important Sports and Sports Law News August 20, 2017 – Week in Review Tweet of the Week: “Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are” -Ben Franklin pic.twitter.com/MSRtHDVRBe — Justin Britt (@JustinBritt68) August 19, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement Is the #NFL making it impossible …

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The Blitz- What You Need to Know about Ezekiel Elliott’s Appeal

The Blitz - Ezekiel Elliott Special Edition

What you need to know about Ezekiel Elliot’s appeal & NFL Player Discipline What is Zeke Elliott’s legal strategy going forward? I offer thoughts to @SI_PeterKing in his latest @theMMQB piece: https://t.co/iauZI9WDpv pic.twitter.com/eXVfpfflYH — Michael McCann (@McCannSportsLaw) August 14, 2017 .@DeSmithNFLPA questions length of #EzekielElliott investigation https://t.co/0cV5ToyQrw via @bobhille — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) August 14, …

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The Blitz Special Edition – Athlete Activism

The Blitz

This special edition of “The Blitz” celebrates the bravery and conscience of those athletes who choose to use their platforms for important real-life issues social justice issues. ✊🏾✊🏼✊🏽✊✊🏿 #Together August 20, 2017 – Week in Review Michael Bennett on why he will continue to sit during anthem https://t.co/zo2F448JfC — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) August 15, 2017 imagine being …

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The Blitz – August 13, 2017

The Blitz

Important Sports and Sports Law News –  August 7 – August 13, 2017 Tweet of the Week (actually it’s a tie – Dr. Johnny Benjamin & Dr. Johnny Benjamin) People tell pro athletes to shut up & stick to sports but if said star clapped back & told them to stick to dropping fries they’d …

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The Blitz

The Blitz

Important Sports and Sports Law News – July 30 – August 6, 2017 Tweet of the Week! You do get a day in court in America, but, as contractual clause, you might be required to contractually waive away your right to that day. — Michael McCann (@McCannSportsLaw) August 2, 2017 📖   Read of the Week! …

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