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Unpacking Roger Goodell’s Statement on the Death of George Floyd

Goodell statement on George Floyd

Much of America recently witnessed the cold-blooded murder of George Floyd by a police officer sworn to serve and protect. As such we are reminded of the words of Colin Kaepernick and why he refused to stand for the national anthem four years ago.

“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. … To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.”

Despite the NFL how the rewarded Kaepernick for his social justice stance with banishment from the league, Roger Goodell issued a statement on George Floyd’s murder because…

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The Blitz 2/23/2020

The Blitz

We’ve compiled the most unique, impactful and compelling sports law stories for you in one digest counting down the Top Ten Stories of the Week.

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The Blitz – Turkey Trot Special

Blitz Turkey Trot Special

Essential Sports & Sports Law News 11/23/17 Happy Thanksgiving ?This Issue’s Essential Read from Will Hobson & Steven Rich h/t Nancy Hogshead-Makar Hard-hitting @washingtonpost article; The fact that club and Olympic sports are a haven for pedophiles isn’t a sudden revelation. The USOC and NGBs have long known about it, but made the very …

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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 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

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The Blitz 6/5/17-6/6/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: Evans et al vs. Arizona Cardinals et al (NFL painkiller lawsuit) Plaintiffs in painkiller case ask judge to allow appeal of dismissal order to 9th Circuit. Hearing on June 29th. https://t.co/rPOp4M5AvW — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) June 3, 2017
Arkansas Tech vs. NCAA NCAA swaps ruling; Arkansas Tech files suit …

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The Blitz Weekend Edition 5/5/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane Mike Peluso vs. Devils et al. Fighting Back: Former #NHL Player’s Medical Records ‘Intentionally Concealed’ https://t.co/vJzKqTVk46 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 5, 2017 Mike Peluso doesn't call 911 after seizures anymore. He can't afford ambulance/hospital bill w/ $830 NHL pension https://t.co/w5V3jBBRLJ — Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) February 12, 2016

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