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

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NFL, NFLPA Agree To Jointly Investigate Concussion Protocol Cases

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 26 / 16

The NFL and NFLPA yesterday announced that they would jointly investigate potential violations of the league’s concussion protocol, with fines and draft-pick forfeitures possible. Each party will get one representative to investigate possible violations, and in the event of a split, a third pa...

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11/17/15
SportsBusiness Daily Global: USTA Responds To Bouchard's Lawsuit

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, North America

11/16/15
SportsBusiness Daily: USTA Claims Bouchard Responsible For Injuries

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