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The Blitz Weekend Edition 2/11/17

The Blitz - Weekend Edition

Crime Blotter: Charles Oakley headlines “Crime Blotter” today although it’s questionable in regard to whether his actions actually constitute a crime, as Dolan’s response draws angst from players and fans alike.  Could Charles Oakley sue James Dolan and the Knicks? (by @McCannSportsLaw) https://t.co/uU7k4wx59t pic.twitter.com/iJg6dspngM — The Crossover (@TheCrossover) February 11, 2017 I …

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The Blitz 2/10/17

The Blitz

Concussion Discussion: If the #NFL is a “league of denial” in regard to #CTE, the #NHL is a “league of denial” squared. My latest…https://t.co/1LgdVsacYP — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 10, 2017 Company Promised to Advance Settlements Allegedly Scammed 9/11, #NFL #Concussion Victims https://t.co/BREFt5cfnm via @kensweet

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The Blitz 2/9/17

The Blitz

Concussion Discussion Judge Brody’s Concussion Settlement Conference I compiled screenshots, tweets & notes from Judge Brody’s #Concussion Settlement Conf & put them here for reference https://t.co/Z3gg0KsgJR — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 8, 2017 More on this via @NYDNSportsITeam
Judge reminds #NFL retirees of #concussion settlement https://t.co/Ahy5udI8Fc — …

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Judge Anita Brody’s Feb. 8 Concussion Settlement Conference

Judge Anita Brody

Judge Brody ‘s concussion settlement conference was livestreamed this morning so I took advantage and got a few notes in addition to some screen captures, and tweeted it out. Here’s the Twitter summary in case you may have missed anything.

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The Blitz 2/8/17

The Blitz

?Concussion Discussion: Stream is 10:30 AM ET today!
Link to watch: https://t.co/ZSsGm7v1or https://t.co/XjFosvhI0I — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 8, 2017 Attention former NFL players: IMPORTANT NEWS#NFL concussion hearing Wednesday to be aired live online https://t.co/Fzp5B5M3Kv — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 8, 2017 Whether you’re experiencing symptoms now or …

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The Blitz 2/7/17

The Blitz

?NFL Sidelines: Viral Super Bowl ad highlights wage gap as cheerleaders sue NFL https://t.co/y5HvI2W3X0 via @MaryEmilyOHara — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 7, 2017 Judge who ruled for Brady in #Deflategate weighs in on #SuperBowl https://t.co/P0DkXzPaXs — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 6, 2017 Great take by @SheillaDingus on …

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Judge’s Order Keeps NFL Painkiller Lawsuit Alive

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On February 3, Judge William Alsup ruled on a Motion to Dismiss filed by the member clubs of the NFL, granting in part and denying in part, thus allowing a proposed class-action painkiller suit filed by retired NFL players to move forward. The lawsuit, one of two currently in the Ninth Circuit, claims that the NFL and its member clubs created a “return to play” culture that placed players at greater risk of permanent injury and potential organ damage by administering high dosages of pain medications over a prolonged period of time without issuing any warning of adverse effects.

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The Blitz Super Bowl LI Weekend Edition 2/4/17

The Blitz - Super Bowl LI Weekend Edition

?Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault in Sports: I enjoyed and appreciated the opportunity to speak with Robert Morris on this important subject.  I hope you’ll check out his article: @MitchAbramsPsyD and @SheillaDingus tackle the Joe Mixon incident — and it’s fascinating insight: https://t.co/QBY0hQWJdW pic.twitter.com/7rI7Jbs1S8 — Robert Morris (@robmooremonthly) February 3, …

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Advocacy for Fairness in Sports is appreciative of recognition shown by these outstanding publications, TV and audio media.

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The Blitz 2/3/17

The Blitz - NFLPA Feature

⚖Litigation Lane: NFL, NBA again move to seal evidence at Tom Benson federal lawsuit trial, set to begin Monday https://t.co/JyIwOs70P3 via @RVargasAdvocate — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 3, 2017 NFL players union: League should pay cheerleaders fairly https://t.co/mAYSxz4vx5 via @GabbyMcMillen — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 3, 2017

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