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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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01/17/12
Jets Exec VP Matt Higgins Leaving Team

Jets Exec VP/Business Operations MATT HIGGINS announced today he was leaving the team in the next few weeks after eight years with the club. He said his next opportunity is in the works but he declined to disclose what it is, or whether it is in sports. Higgins, who previously served as a&nbs ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, New York Jets

01/09/12
Zvonareva, Jankovic Sign With Fila

Fila plans to announce this week it has signed Vera Zvonareva , the No. 7-ranked female tennis player, to a sneaker and clothing contract. She began wearing the gear this week at the Sydney Int'l. She previously was under contract to K-Swiss. Fila also has signed former top-ranked player Jelena ...

01/03/12
Lawyer Who Worked With Williams Passed Away

Keven Davis , a lawyer who helped negotiate the Williams sisters' endorsement deals, has passed away, according to his firm’s website. “Garvey Schubert Barer mourns the passing of Keven Davis,” the site said. “His contributions to the legal community, his clients, and to h ...

12/22/11
Drewett Named ATP Exec Chair & President

The topsy-turvey ATP leader search at long last concluded Thursday with the announcement that long-time insider Brad Drewett will take over as Exec Chair & President. He has a three-year deal. The board Wednesday was still deciding between Drewett and ATP CEO of the Americas Mark Young. The incu ...

Tags: ATP, Leagues and Governing Bodies

12/22/11
New Non-U.S. TV Distribution Deal For WTA

The WTA Tour announced Thursday morning a new non-U.S. TV distribution deal with digital sports company Perform for '13-16, which will more than double the revenues the Tour brings in from international TV rights. Currently, the WTA brings in about $10M. North America, which is covered under the cur ...

Tags: Media, WTA

12/22/11
WTA Tour Announces Int'l TV Rights Deal

The WTA Tour on Thursday morning announced a deal with digital sports company Perform for all TV distribution outside of the U.S. for '13-16, which will significantly increase the revenues the Tour brings in from international TV rights. Currently, the WTA brings in about $10M, but th ...

12/01/11
WADA Exec Criticizes NFLPA For No HGH Test

WADA Dir General David Howman this morning criticized the NFLPA for its rationale for opposing HGH testing. The comments came at NFL HQs leading off the second Partnership for Clean Competition, a conference organized by major sports leagues and drug testing agencies. The NFL and NFLPA have been at ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

11/28/11
ATP BOD Meeting Ends Without New Leader

The ATP World Tour’s BOD meetings ended over the weekend after 10 days without electing a new leader, raising the chance the circuit could go into '12 without someone at the top. The tour board, which is divided between tournament and player reps, while in London for the year-end cha ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, ATP

11/23/11
NFL Has Questions For Players Suing League

The NFL wants to ask a group of former players suing the league for concussion-related injuries they contend they suffered during their playing days whether they understood how to tackle. The query is one of many the NFL has for the former players that the league submitted to a Pennsylvania federal ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

11/18/11
Lions Hire Tim Twentyman For Website

The Lions hired Tim Twentyman, who covered the team for the Detroit News, to run the club’s editorial operations at DetroitLions.com. He had reported for the newspaper for eight years. In addition to Twentyman’s daily news coverage, he will also appear on online and traditional media out ...

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