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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?

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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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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

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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

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Claim Delays and Denials Taint NFL Concussion Settlement

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August 16, 2017
Sheilla Dingus In June 2014, after Judge Brody threw out a $765 million concussion settlement agreement as insufficient the NFL agreed to an uncapped monetary amount which was approved on April 22, 2015 and became final on May 8, 2015.  As noted in an

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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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What’s next for Ezekiel Elliott and NFL Domestic Violence Policy?

Ezekiel Elliott

The NFL has botched a number of domestic violence investigations over the past few years unleashing a public relations nightmare for the league. A seemingly contrite Roger Goodell pledged to do better after public outrage from the Ray Rice fiasco nearly cost the NFL a lucrative Anheiser Busch relationship. Part of his new “get tough plan” included a baseline six-game suspension for first-time domestic violence offenders. Then last year he reduced that suspension for unknown mitigating circumstances to a mere one-game suspension for Giants’ kicker Josh Brown; that is until Brown’s own journal admitting abuse surfaced in the media. Another firestorm of public rage erupted, again bringing into question the NFL’s seriousness in regard to domestic violence. The NFL needed to get the next one right. Enter Ezekiel Elliott.

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NFL Concussion Settlement payouts begin – sort of…

Concussion settlement payouts?

August 7, 2017
Sheilla Dingus
@SheillaDingus Monday, August 7, was the final day for registration in the NFL’s “uncapped” concussion settlement, but for many players and their families, issues are far from settled.  Numerous former opt-outs, who had decided to pursue their own litigation against the league apart from the …

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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 …

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The Blitz Special Edition 8/6/17

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Concussions, CTE & Cannabis ?Concussion Discussion: There have been a lot of #CTE articles lately-but-please don’t skip this one. It’s good. Really good. https://t.co/y3s0KpS4cK via @jasongay — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) July 30, 2017 .#NFL Brain Trust declares #CTE afflicts the US population not just football related. HOFers have

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