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Labor Lessons From Antonio Brown

Antonio Brown's squeaky wheel

“The Squeaky Wheel Gets The Oil”

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“The Squeaky Wheel Gets the Oil” Labor Lessons from Antonio Brown

Antonio Brown's squeaky wheel

“I love it when a plan comes together.” This line was made famous by George Peppard’s character Hannibal Smith, in the 1980’s series A-Team. Antonio Brown is probably putting the line to good use as he enjoys a day off on the first Sunday of the NFL’s 100th season.
What appeared as madness to many appears to have been a well-orchestrated plan by Brown to extract himself from an increasingly untenable spot in Pittsburgh and navigate to a destination where his talents might be better appreciated and labor could take a few lessons from Brown’s “madness.”

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The Blitz 12/17/17

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News December 17, 2017 Week in Review ?Read of the Week: Ex-NFL player Larry Johnson grapples with violent urges and memory loss. He thinks it’s CTE. https://t.co/HNxDXg5TEk — Washington Post (@washingtonpost) December 13, 2017 If you need a link that isn’t behind the paywall, CLICK …

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The Blitz June 26 – July 3, 2017

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: The Kombucha Defense and Fighting the NFL + an interesting review of a few other legal battles https://t.co/S77Fm5TQqY via @skolgirldn — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 30, 2017
NFL Concussion Settlement Judge Brody issues order in #NFL #concussion settlement allowing opt-outs to proceed with Second Amended Complaint. …

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The Blitz 6/15/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement #AsExpected Judge Brody issued an order today granting Quasi Judicial Immunity to concussion settlement adminishttps://t.co/QfBccKvvRO pic.twitter.com/UpnmAG5Tu3 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 14, 2017 Judge grants immunity to special masters administering #NFL concussion settlement, via @Law360 https://t.co/t7hxzQd6MX — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) June 14, …

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The Blitz 5/30/17-5/31/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: Ploetz vs. NCAA NCAA motion to transfer Ploetz CTE case out of Dallas – DENIED. Trial set for January. — Gene Egdorf (@GeneEgdorf) May 25, 2017 This will be the first football #CTE case to go to trial (1/22/18): Ploetz v. NCAA, Case No. DC-17-676 https://t.co/nzc55KyyfE — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) …

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The Blitz 5/23/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: Adrian Robinson Jr. wrongful CTE death lawsuit vs. NFL, Riddell I wrote about the tragic deception that led to 25 year old Adrian Robinson’s #CTE death, as exposed in a new lawsuithttps://t.co/K3o9sFXU92 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 22, 2017 A++ article from @LemireJoe highlights many details of concealment in …

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The Blitz Weekend Edition 5/20/17

Happy Weekend from Advocacy for Fairness in Sports and The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Painkiller Lawsuits Excellent analysis of painkiller lawsuits via @ZachZagger
Painkiller Battles Loom Over NFL Despite Early Success https://t.co/FFRt1uXfZC pic.twitter.com/ZxnchhubLz — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 19, 2017 Adrian Robinson vs. NFL, Riddell If you’re interested in the depths of which the NFL will dive in order to promote …

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The Blitz 5/15/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: Art DeCarlo vs. NFL NFL files notice of appeal in Art DeCarlo concussion lawsuit. Focus of appeal is on statute of limitations issue. https://t.co/AFQFhYg4eI — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) May 14, 2017 NFL’s pre-argument statement in Art DeCarlo appeal says lower court erred in applying discovery rule to toll SOL: https://t.co/pODblI6j6m

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The Blitz – Weekend Edition 5/12/17

Happy Mother's Day

??In honor of Mother’s Day?? “My Mom, My Hero” by David Nelson – NFL, retired More on David: “NFL forcing me to choose between football, nonprofit” Just came across @DavidNelson86‘s story https://t.co/coFpEwG9ma — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 13, 2017 On the @PlayersTribune, @B_Ryan9 speaks from the heart about his …

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