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NBA Players’ Union Under Investigation by U.S. Attorney

NBA Players’ Union Under Investigation by U.S. Attorney | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
The National Basketball Players Association is being investigated by the U.S Attorney’s Office in Manhattan after President Derek Fisher asked for independent reviews of its finances and business practices, the union said in a statement.
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McKool, but not Manatt, Settles Malpractice Suit With Retired NFL Players

McKool, but not Manatt, Settles Malpractice Suit With Retired NFL Players | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO — Former NFL players are settling a malpractice action against class counsel at McKool Smith, according to court papers filed Monday.
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Hall of Famer Art Monk Joins Suit Against Riddell : Sports In the ...

Hall of Famer Art Monk Joins Suit Against Riddell : Sports In the ... | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
The flurry of lawsuits filed by retired players against the NFL is picking up steam. Hall of Famer Art Monk joined in, suing the NFL and helmet maker Riddell for his alleged short term memory loss, headaches and speech ...
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Electronic Arts Settling Madden Football Antitrust Lawsuit

Electronic Arts Settling Madden Football Antitrust Lawsuit | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
Electronic Arts has reached an agreement in principle to settle a legal dispute with consumers who alleged that the video game publisher's exclusive deals with the NFL, the NCAA and others were anticompetitive.
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Hall of Fame receiver Art Monk latest to sue NFL

Hall of Fame receiver Art Monk latest to sue NFL | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
Art Monk, the Hall of Fame wide receiver who played 14 seasons for the Washington Redskins, sued the NFL and helmet manufacturer Riddell, Inc.
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Players, NFL disagree on context of bounty email

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The NFL's Elephant in the Room : Toronto Estate Law Blog

The NFL's Elephant in the Room : Toronto Estate Law Blog | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
As of last night, the parents of Junior Seau, who are from the island of Aunu’u, American Samoa, were meeting with Samoan elders to discuss how...
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Lockout Lowdown: Professional Sports Labor Law bLawg: No-no-no ...

The "basis of the Charge" lays out the facts which claim that as of August 4, 2009, the NBA on behalf of its members commenced negotiations with the NBPA for a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) to replace the 2005 CBA that ...
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Lawyer says NFL's bounty evidence strong

Lawyer says NFL's bounty evidence strong | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
Evidence shows that New Orleans Saints players received payments for hits on targeted opponents, according to a former U.S. attorney hired by the NFL to evaluate its investigation of the team's bounty program.
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Former Liverpool owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett could not be trusted says judge

Former Liverpool owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett could not be trusted says judge | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
A High Court judge today said he did not trust two American businessmen who used to own Liverpool Football Club.
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4 players suspended for role in New Orleans Saints bounty scandal ...

4 players suspended for role in New Orleans Saints bounty scandal ... | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
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Lawsuits Fly Over Ottawa Baseball | Ottawa Citizen

Lawsuits Fly Over Ottawa Baseball | Ottawa Citizen | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
This is an internal city document obtained by The Bulldog: Subject: Ottawa Baseball Stadium Litigation Update: Counterclaim by Momentous.ca and Zip.ca Inc. Sent on behalf of M.
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Constitutionality Of Sports Betting Prohibition At Issue In NCAA And Professional Leagues' Lawsuit Against New Jersey - Forbes

Constitutionality Of Sports Betting Prohibition At Issue In NCAA And Professional Leagues' Lawsuit Against New Jersey - Forbes | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Major League Baseball (MLB), National Football League (NFL), National Basketball Association (NBA), and National Hockey League (NHL) have filed suit against the State of New Jersey's Governor, Assistant...
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Reeves Nelson Vs. Sports Illustrated: What Happens Next?

Reeves Nelson Vs. Sports Illustrated: What Happens Next? | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
What happens next in the Reeves Nelson lawsuit against George Dohrmann and Sports Illustrated? Will there be an anti-SLAPP motion?
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New York Mets Face Another Lawsuit Stemming from Opening Day ...

New York Mets Face Another Lawsuit Stemming from Opening Day ... | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
Sports In the Courts Blog : New York Attorneys & Lawyers Specializing in Sports Law & Legal Analysis ... The flurry of lawsuits filed by retired players against the NFL is picking up steam. ....
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Fans file NY lawsuit accusing MLB of severely limiting competition in market for game videos

Fans file NY lawsuit accusing MLB of severely limiting competition in market for game videos | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — A small group of baseball fans is suing Major League Baseball, its clubs and some television broadcast entities, claiming they collude to eliminate competition in the showing of games on the Internet and television.
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Syracuse would 'like to avoid litigation' against Big East

Syracuse would 'like to avoid litigation' against Big East | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
Pittsburgh filed a lawsuit against the Big East Friday to guarantee it can join the Atlantic Coast Conference a year early, but Syracuse has no immediate plans to join Pitt's lawsuit or file its own against the Big East.
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From Pigskin to Bacon: The Legal Issues Surrounding the NFL's Concussion Litigation - Forbes

From Pigskin to Bacon: The Legal Issues Surrounding the NFL's Concussion Litigation - Forbes | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
In the NFL, there is an inherent risk that a player will likely get hit in the head when he steps on the field. This risk is obvious and by playing football, the players have assumed this inherent risk.
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Nike Accused of Jacking Trademark for Jordan Jackets

Nike Accused of Jacking Trademark for Jordan Jackets | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
The term "lottery pick" is synonymous with basketball, but a clothing company claims they have the trademark on it ...
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114 Football Players, Wives Sue NFL Over Head Injuries

114 Football Players, Wives Sue NFL Over Head Injuries | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
Former Atlanta Falcons running back Jamal Anderson and linebacker Jessie Tuggle, who helped take the 'Dirty Birds' to Super Bowl XXXIII, are among 114 professional football players and their wives who sued the National Football League as part of...
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SiriusXM Expands MLB Play-by-Play Radio Broadcasts Online | Missouri Sports Magazine

SiriusXM Expands MLB Play-by-Play Radio Broadcasts Online | Missouri Sports Magazine | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI), the Official Internet Radio Partner of MLB.com, today announced that it will launch on May 8 a new expanded suite of 30 play-by-play channels dedicated to streaming the official radio broadcasts of every MLB team on...
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Daily Bucs Links 5/4/12 - Eric LeGrand's impressive story - Bucs ...

Daily Bucs Links 5/4/12 - Eric LeGrand's impressive story - Bucs ... | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
What I DO see changing is the extent of medical involvement and monitoring- and I think that as the technology improves and sports science advances, players will be pulled from games on a more regular basis if a risk has been ascertained.
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More players file concussion lawsuits against the NFL - CNN.com

More players file concussion lawsuits against the NFL - CNN.com | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
More than 100 former professional football players, including former Atlanta Falcons became the most recent players to sue the NFL.
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Amid a blizzard of lawsuits, NFL's decision on bounty punishments makes sense: Bud Shaw's Sports Spin

Amid a blizzard of lawsuits, NFL's decision on bounty punishments makes sense: Bud Shaw's Sports Spin | Sports Litigation | Scoop.it
The NFL can't risk looking soft on player safety issues. But even at that, Browns' linebacker Scott Fujita and the other players suspended Wednesday had it coming, Bud Shaw writes.
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