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The Blitz 10/31/16

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Of serious concern: Jonathan P. Baird: As the NFL’s problems grow, conscience is sidelined https://t.co/LtiGTOSKMF via @conmonitornews…… #POWERFUL — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) O ctober 30, 2016 Funny lead in for a satirical look at some serious concerns Goodell continues to fertilize our shoes and tell us it’s mud https://t.co/ebLsjvhcfU via @BCgenius @thedayct You’ll want to …

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The Blitz Special Edition – Concussions and Player Safety

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To start…a powerful piece from Jonathan P. Baird of the Concord Monitor about NFL apathy and the devastating aftermath of concussions at all playing levels: Jonathan P. Baird: As the NFL’s problems grow, conscience is sidelined https://t.co/LtiGTOSKMF via @conmonitornews…… #POWERFUL — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 30, 2016 NFL concussion litigation: Brain Injury Association of America Files …

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The Blitz 10/29/16

Violence erupts at an NFL game

Violence against women in sports and beyond: I’ve featured some very insightful articles and of course news of where it’s happening again. Nearly 20 domestic abuse victims per minute in the U.S. Most don’t have a football league to expose their abusers. https://t.co/fUDRTalBwZ — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) October 28, 2016 “2 years after NFL boss vowed …

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News Blitz 10/28/16 Dirty Deeds Issue

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New Conduct Detrimental Podcast: Dan Werly and Daniel Wallach go deep with Deadspin reporter Diana Moskovitz on the Josh Brown fiasco. NEW: In the 2nd Conduct Detrimental pod, @WALLACHLEGAL & I talk with @DianaMoskovitz about Josh Brown & the NFL: https://t.co/IspzZWTpPX — Dan Werly (@WerlySportsLaw) October 27, 2016 If you missed Diana’s artice on why a …

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News Blitz 10/27/16

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Josh Brown domestic violence debacle: Did the NFL Try to Bully a Domestic-Violence Survivor? via @EdgeofSports @thenation https://t.co/Gp0P5oIipx This is a must read! — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 26, 2016 Fumbling of Josh Brown case reeks of corporate cronyism by NFL, owners https://t.co/yOSqxtADxx via @patrickimig — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 26, 2016 EDITORIAL: NFL’s greatest …

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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 of my favorite writers, Michael Hurley …

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How the NFLPA may have fumbled player safety

Intriguing thoughts from 3X Superbowl Champ Matt Chatham by Sheilla Dingus September 27, 2016 The 2016 NFL season is barely four weeks underway and at least 183 players representing almost every team in the NFL are dealing with injuries in varying degrees according to ESPN.  Of the 1,696 active players composed of thirty-two 53 man rosters …

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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) September 10, …

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Sound of Silence

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by Sheilla Dingus July 6, 2016 As we listen to the sound of silence from the Second Circuit I decided to do a bit of digging in the court dockets to see if I could find a plausible reason.  My first thought was perhaps the circuit is overloaded with cases, and while they are busy, …

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