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News Blitz 11/19/16

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Around the NFL: @DailyNewsVinny For 3 new stadiums (LA, SD, LV) nearly $1B in credits is being counted on. Where is $$ coming from w/ credits exhausted? — Jim Trotter (@JimTrotter_NFL) November 19, 2016 Roger Goodell says Raiders, Chargers should stay put. Okay, how will they do that? https://t.co/Deq6vyCQez via @MattBonesteel

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The Blitz 11/18/16

The Blitz

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault in the Sporting World: Here’s the first article of a three-part series that addresses some difficult questions about domestic violence in the sporting world and beyond.  Part I is addresses the mishandling of domestic violence cases, setting the stage for the following installments to address the challenges faced in prosecuting crimes …

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Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Sports

Déjà vu? Nearly each week, a new headline surfaces alleging that an athlete has committed an act of domestic violence or sexual assault. Recent infractions in the NFL such as those involving Ray Rice, Greg Hardy, Johnny Manziel and Josh Brown, have placed domestic violence in the glaring spotlight repeatedly, along with questionable practices on the part of the league regarding subsequent investigations and punishment.

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The Blitz 11/16/16

The Blitz

Around the NFL: Josh Norman Speaks Out; Calls for Term Limits on the Commissioner Josh Norman: We have a new president, now let’s ‘have a new NFL commissioner’ https://t.co/MsBR04V7OE — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 16, 2016 NFL Agrees to End Ticket Price Floor, Ending 6-State AG probe NFL, State Attorneys General Reach Agreement …

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The Blitz 11/15/16

The Blitz

Goodell’s NFL: Before Campaign, Trump Offered to Buy the Buffalo Bills https://t.co/YfuTu8nt9t via @foxsportsradio — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 15, 2016 Goodell’s realizing NFL “programming so dull it would put C-SPAN to sleep.”https://t.co/aPAaCTd3VM via @jeffmillerOCR: @ladailynews — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 14, 2016 Is the ratings rebound due …

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Half-Time in the CBA – A conversation with Ben Leber

Former Viking OLB Ben Leber

By Sheilla Dingus November 7, 2016 Rewind the NFL game clock to 2011; Commissioner Roger Goodell has entered the five-year mark of his tenure and is now beginning to assert his authority as the emperor-like ruler of the league.  DeMaurice Smith, ascending to his second year as Executive Director of the NFLPA, is not a …

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The Blitz 11/3/16

Roger Goodell

Concussion Crisis: NFL’s Latest Concussion Setback May Force Discovery w/ Insurers https://t.co/dtat0IzCfH via @TBarrabi w/ @WALLACHLEGAL & @WerlySportsLaw &mda sh; Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) No vember 3, 2016 NFL loses bid to block discovery process in concussion insurance coverage case https://t.co/iBezEBxNH7 via @ProFootballTalk &m dash; Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus)

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The Blitz 11/2/16

Ezekiel Elliott

NFL Ratings Dive: The NFL Fully Deserves Their Massive TV Ratings Decline https://t.co/mIUzVwSlXA @PaulMBanks nails it! — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) N ovember 2, 2016 World Series Ratings Spike As NFL Strikes Out | https://t.co/f0B1UNDUSO — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 31, 2016 World Series wins big over NFL game https://t.co/IYn4pxG6QL

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The Blitz 10/31/16

NFL

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

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The Blitz Special Edition – Concussions and Player Safety

concussion

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 …

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