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The Blitz 1/14/18

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review ?Read of the Week: “At this rate, the #NFL’s #concussion protocol is nothing more than words on paper. The only thing they appear to value less are the players on the field.” @donnovanbennett has some worthy suggestions if the NFL really wanted to …

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The Blitz

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review – October 29 – November 4, 2017 ?Read of the Week: “[T]he plea not for peace but for justice. That’s the Kaepernick legacy.” https://t.co/ggnUKolnA6 via @EdgeofSports — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 4, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: Ezekiel Elliott The best Twitter commentary as it …

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The Blitz July 10 – 16, 2017

The Blitz

Tweet of the week: x⚖️Litigation Lane: The Biggest #Sports Rulings Of The 1st Half Of 2017 https://t.co/V3GLR9rCko via @ZachZagger #sportslaw pic.twitter.com/SNhOF1EiFy — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) July 10, 2017 NOTEWORTHY that Sports leagues prevailed in each of these cases except the first, where they were indirect winners as …

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The Blitz – Weekend Edition – 4/22/17

Happy Weekend from Advocacy for Fairness in Sports and The Blitz

?Concussion Discussion: 3 active & 100+ former NFL players pledged brains to science. No active & 5 retired NHLers have done so.
“We are focusing on hockey now.” https://t.co/GgLJAjN6qu — Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) April 21, 2017 From @rwesthead: Boston University researcher says she’s diagnosed CTE in the brains of four former …

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The Blitz 3/30/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: Joe Mixon Joe Mixon’s attorneys schedule April depositions of assault witness and police officer who interviewed victim. Case set for trial on 9/12. — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) March 30, 2017 More important deadline is 7/1 for summary judgment motions. Mixon will seek dismissal of remaining claims then. https://t.co/RRWCaQkyvm — Daniel Wallach …

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The Blitz 3/1/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: Dawson vs. NCAA Activity in Dawson vs. NCAA student athlete compensation lawsuit via @TweetsByBraden https://t.co/3EOz66qU0V pic.twitter.com/alPNv2CaIj — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 1, 2017 Motion practice in Lane Johnson vs. NFLPA, NFL In what can only be deemed as strange, NFLPA files motion opposing vacation of an NFL discipline award …

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