Tag: Michael Avenatti

The Blitz 2/16/2020

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 1/26/2020

The Blitz

Football, baseball, gymnastics, cannabis, concussions, sneakers, church, and “The Bachelor” all made sports law news last week. Here’s our review of what you need to know.
10. Seeger Weiss To Spend $5M Of Concussion Education Fund
9. Breaking Down Michael Avenatti’s Nike Extortion Trial
8. Court Sacks ‘Seasonal Worker’ Status for Injured NFL Player

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Avenatti Case Alleges Settlement Between Nike and Kaepernick

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Update January 19, 2020: A national reporter informed me that he contacted Kaepernick’s marketing agent to follow up on the allegations reported in my story.  The agent said, “What Avenatti alleges is a complete mischaracterization.”  The reporter recalled that a long time ago the marketing agent told him that Geragos had nothing to do with the …

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Avenatti Case Alleges Settlement Between Nike and Kaepernick

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A recently filed document in attorney Michael Avenatti’s indictment and pending trial may shed light on Kaepernick’s endorsement deal with Nike. In a document filed by Avenatti’s attorney, Scott A. Srebnick seeking to compel testimony by Mark Geragos, who represented Kaepernick in his grievance against the NFL, states that Geragos also procured a settlement for Kaepernick with Nike. This would appear to align with Kaepernick’s major endorsement deal as face of the #JustDoIt campaign.

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The Blitz 1/19/2020

The Blitz

The Blitz is back with a makeover. We’re now counting down the ten most intestimg sports law stories from the past week. Check them out:
10 Cigna Can’t Use Privilege To Shield Info In NFL ERISA Suit
9. Court Dismisses Antitrust Claim, Finding League Was Within Its Rights to Limit Number of Teams
8. Avenatti Case Alleges Settlement Between Nike and Kaepernick
7. NFL, Raiders Argue to Dismiss Oakland’s Relocation Lawsuit

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News Blitz 10/26/16

Major journalists indict Roger Goodell: Enough is enough — it’s time for a new NFL commissioner https://t.co/Mjv0PuW1E3 via @Stanford_Daily — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 26, 2016 Excerpt from the article posted above: .@Stanford_Daily calls for Roger Goodell to step down. pic.twitter.com/SwJZmG0bGb — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 26, 2016 One …

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NFL Denies Connection to Hall of Fame Game

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Last week, on September 9, the Pro Football Hall of Fame filed a motion to dismiss the fan suit, currently pending in the Ninth Circuit, for lack of jurisdiction. BREAKING: Pro Football HOF files motion to dismiss HOF Game lawsuit for lack of jurisdiction; seeks transfer to Ohio pic.twitter.com/pVwumnzC7S — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL)

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2106 NFL Hall of Fame Game: Lessons Not Learned

By Sheilla Dingus August 25, 2016 A festive day of excitement quickly became a day of despair for 22,000 people on August 7, when they attended an ill-fated Hall of Fame football game which could more aptly be described as non-game since the event failed to take place.  Football fans from Wisconsin, Indiana, and various …

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