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Daniel Kaplan covers the NFL, finance and tennis for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Tennis Player's Mother Suing USTA Over Eating Disorder Incident

04 / 08 / 14

Natalie O’Loughlin , the mother of Julia O’Loughlin , is suing the USTA for allegedly causing her daughter to suffer bulimia when she trained in '10 and '11 at the governing body’s Evert Tennis Academy in Florida. The lawsuit was originally filed in state court in Florida but was...

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Arbitrator Rejects Appeals From Redskins, Cowboys

Arbitrator Stephen Burbank rejected appeals from the Redskins and Cowboys of cuts to their salary caps in ‘12 and ‘13. The two teams were punished for allegedly frontloading salaries in the uncapped year of ‘10, which the league had told teams not to do. However, it was not a for ...

NFL Owners Huddling Up In Atlanta

The NFL's brief one-day spring owners meeting is today in Atlanta, with another dust-up brewing between the league and the players’ union. The NFL league office proposed that all players be required to wear shoulder, hip and knee pads during games, but have since dropped the knee and thig ...

Vilma Sues Goodell For Defamation

Suspended Saints LB Jonathan Vilma sued NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell personally for defamation in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana today, claiming in a filing the NFLer never participated in an alleged bounty program. Vilma is the most severely punished player among th ...

Benson LeBlanc Back Working For Saints

RITA BENSON LEBLANC is back working for the Saints and according to the team is “busier than ever.” LeBlanc, the heir apparent to her grandfather, team Owner TOM BENSON , and listed as a co-Owner on the club’s website, was reported last month by the New Orleans Times-Picayune to ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, New Orleans Saints

NFL Investigator: Saints Evidence Is Clear

The evidence is clear that the  four Saints players suspended as part of the bounty probe actively participated in that program, said former U.S. prosecutor for the southern district of New York Mary Jo White, who was hired by the NFL in December to review the investigation. Spe ...

Tags: Franchises, New Orleans Saints

ATP Sells Event To Brazilian Joint Venture

The ATP approved the sale of the Memphis tour stop to a Brazilian joint venture, and the San Jose event will relocate to Memphis. The moves will occur in '14, meaning San Jose will have a farewell run next February. The new Memphis event will be an ATP 250, meaning it will not attract as many top p ...

NFLCA: Berthelsen Should Recuse Himself

National Football League Coaches Association Exec Dir David Cornwell demanded NFLPA General Counsel Richard Berthelsen recuse himself from the litigation between the two groups, in a letter sent today and obtained by SportsBusiness Journal. Cornwell alleges in the letter that Berthelsen violated his ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

NFL Changes Policy On Casino Ads

The NFL notified its teams today the league’s ban on accepting casino ads had been lifted, at least through March 31, 2014. In a memo to the club, the league said the business ventures committee had voted unanimously to change the policy for the '12 and '13 seasons, which could allow teams to ...

Jets To Hire Neil Glat As Team Prez

NEIL GLAT is leaving the NFL league office to be Jets President, sources said. The development, first reported in the N.Y. Post this morning , is expected to be formally announced later today by the team. Glat currently is NFL Senior VP/Corporate Development, where he handles special projects, in ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, New York Jets

NFL, Ticketmaster Extend Secondary Market Deal

The NFL and Ticketmaster on Friday formally announced a five-year extension of their secondary ticketing business. The deal was previously reported in SportsBusiness Journal . Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard said, "Together with the NFL, we've built a tremendous asset in the NFL TicketExchange ...

Tags: Media, NFL, Ticketmaster

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