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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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NFL, Ticketmaster Renew 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 . "Together with the NFL, we've built a tremendous asset in the NFL TicketExchange as the safe, secure and convenient de ...

Tax Returns For NFL, NFLPA Released

The NFLPA paid $44M for lockout insurance in the year ended March 31, 2011, according to the union’s tax return that it filed with the IRS in recent days. Sports Illustrated reported last July during the lockout that the players had paid an insurance company a premium to buy insurance to pay p ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

Nadal Resigned From ATP Player Council

Rafael Nadal resigned from the ATP Player Council shortly before the start of the Sony Ericsson Open last week, sources said. Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic have been on the Council (Federer is president) for several years now, and underscore a degree of top player involvement in a sport th ...

Tags: Tennis, Leagues and Governing Bodies

NFL Owners Meeting Kicks Off Today

The NFL annual meeting fully kicks of this morning in Palm Beach, Fla., with player safety and tweaks to some of the game’s rules and injured reserve policies topping the agenda. The league will discuss whether to allow casino advertising , and the NFL, as is usual at these meetings, will of ...

Competitor Shuffles Executive Positions

Endurance sports company Competitor Group promoted Scott Dickey to CEO, replacing Peter Englehart , who will remain Chair. Dickey will retain his President title. Steve Gintowt will assume Dickey's COO role and continue to serve as CFO. The moves are scheduled to be announced this morning. Dick ...

Family Of Late Dave Duerson Sues NFL

The family of the late Dave Duerson has sued the NFL, claiming his suicide was linked to concussions he suffered in his playing days. The lawsuit was filed in Cook County Court in Illinois. He fatally shot himself on Feb 17, 2011. The NFL in a statement said, “We have not seen the lawsuit an ...

Trial Date Set In NFL Retirees' Lawsuit

A Minnesota court set Dec. 15 as the trial date in the lawsuit brought by retirees against the NFL for allegedly illegally using their images in NFL Films footage. The case, whose lead plaintiff is Fred Dryer , alleges the NFL should pay retirees for using them in NFL video products. The league cla ...

Runner's World Magazine Staging First Race

Runner's World Magazine is staging its first race, a half marathon later this year that will be part of a three-day running festival. The magazine expects to announce the event later today. The Runner's World Half Marathon and Running Festival will be held Oct. 19-21 in Bethlehem, Pa., a few miles f ...

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Steeg To Chair USFL Advisory Board

The group organizing the new USFL says former NFL exec Jim Steeg has agreed to be Chair of its advisory board, and perhaps an official in the future. The group plans to make the announcement tomorrow.  Jaime Cuadra , who is leading the new USFL that plans to launch next year, said the league ...

Competitor Group Buys Nation's Triathlon

The Competitor Group has purchased Nation’s Triathlon, one of the largest such races in the country. The purchase marks Competitor’s expansion from not just half marathons and marathons, but into triathlons. The new race will join the TriRock Triathlon Series in '13. Nation’s Triat ...

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