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Lane Johnson lawsuit and Players Coalition prove Cyrus Mehri is right about NFLPA

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Attorney Cyrus Mehri may very well be the hero that the National Football League Players Association needs, even if he isn’t the hero that the leadership of the NFLPA deserves. A report by Mehri recently detailed how the union has harmed the interests of its membership, whose sole purpose it is supposed to be to serve, by giving the millions of dollars it has to dole out in legal fees to attorneys and firms with blatant anti-labor biases. With his findings, Mehri concludes that the NFLPA has become the dramatic foil to its express purpose, working against the interests of NFL players instead of protecting them. Recent developments in somewhat unrelated matters act to substantiate Mehri’s claims.

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The Blitz 11/19/17

Happy Thanksgiving from The Blitz

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Week in Review – November 13-19, 2017 ?Reads of the Week: Special thanks to Ken Belson and Lindsay Gibbs for their excellent coverage of the NFL Concussion Settlement and for including Advocacy for Fairness in Sports in your work. More than four years after a deal was announced, …

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The Blitz

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review – October 29 – November 4, 2017 ?Read of the Week: “[T]he plea not for peace but for justice. That’s the Kaepernick legacy.” https://t.co/ggnUKolnA6 via @EdgeofSports — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 4, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: Ezekiel Elliott The best Twitter commentary as it …

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The Blitz 10/29/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of 10/22/17 – 10/28/17 ?Tweet of the Week: I talk better in court. You think lawyers speak Latin at home? “Ergo, I respectfully request that opposing seatmate pass the salt.” No. — The Cranky Lawyer ? (@eleebeck) October 24, 2017
Most of the stuff I …

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The Blitz 10/21/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of 10/16-10/22, 2017 ?Read of the Week: .@sallyjenx piece w/ @WALLACHLEGAL is one of the best condemnations of NFL discipline Goodell style, that I’ve read. https://t.co/LTqcldG0x0 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 19, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement My report on objections to Class …

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The Blitz 9/17/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of September 18, 2017   ?Read of the Week: I was hesitant to use one of my own stories here, and I want you to know I AM NOT plugging my journalism skills, but rather Susan Owens’ story is so moving, so powerful, and so important – I …

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The Blitz

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News  Week of September 3, 2017 ?Tweet of the Week: This week we have a tie: High school football is 7 times more likely than lightning to cause catastrophic injury. Yet we clear the stadium at sound of thunder. — Kent Johnson (@37919KJ) September 2, 2017

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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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