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

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Advocacy Group Seeks To File Brief In NFL Concussion Settlement Case

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 23 / 14

Advocacy group Public Citizen asked the Third Circuit Court of Appeals today for permission to file a friend of the court brief supporting the objections filed by seven former NFLers to the preliminary approval of the class action concussion settlement. The seven players earlier this week objected t...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Timex Out As Sponsor Of Giants' Training Facility

Timex is out as sponsor of the NFL Giants’ training facility after a four-year run. The deal was announced in ‘09 as a four-year deal, which included branding on the Giants’ practice jersey and practice bubble. Industry sources have been buzzing about Timex wanting out of that deal ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Timex, New York Giants

07/23/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Judge Declines To Dismiss USTA's Suit

A federal judge declined to dismiss the lawsuit brought by the USTA against the filmmakers of a documentary on Venus and Serena Williams for allegedly infringing on U.S. Open copyrighted materials. In a handwritten order filed today, Judge Nelson Roman of the New York Southern District Court s ...

07/22/13
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Asks Court To Stay Ruling On Goodell

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

07/22/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Tseng will lead WTA’s global sales

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

07/19/13
SportsBusiness Daily: FSG To Be Subpoenaed For Liverpool Docs

A New York state judge ordered that Fenway Sports Group be subpoenaed for all records concerning the purchase of Liverpool, marking the first time FSG has been dragged into the legal controversy surrounding the '10 sale of the EPL club. Mill Financial, a lender to former Liverpool co-Owner Geo ...

07/17/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Cowboys Want SB Ticket Holders To Pay Fees

The Cowboys have asked a federal court to order ticketholders suing the NFL over the Super Bowl XLV seating fiasco to pay the club $196,584.44 in attorney fees. Those are the costs the Cowboys said the club incurred responding to “broad” subpoenas issued to club employees by the ticket h ...

Tags: Franchises, Dallas Cowboys

07/16/13
On The Ground: Green Bay Packers Record Profit Of $54.3 million, Up 26 Percent

Profit surged for the Green Bay Packers over the past year, according to the team’s annual financial results, which were released this afternoon. The information also shows how the now 2-year-old collective-bargaining agreement is delivering substantial returns to NFL ownership. The Pack ...

Tags: Green Bay Packers, NFL

07/15/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Rhyne Williams To Endorse ABN Amro

U.S. pro tennis player Rhyne Williams has signed an endorsement deal with Dutch bank ABN Amro. As part of the contract, Williams, the '11 NCAA singles finalist, will wear the bank’s logo on his sleeve during play and write a blog on the company’s website about life on the ATP Tour. The ...

07/15/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Hope for progress in concussion case

Next Monday was to be a landmark date in the massive concussion litigation filed by more than 4,200 players against the NFL, when a federal judge would rule whether the case could move forward. Instead, Judge Anita Brody last week switched gears and ordered the parties to mediation, forestalling ...

Tags: Law and Politics

07/15/13
SportsBusiness Journal: ATP events try modular stadiums

Have stadium, will travel. That pitch won over two U.S. ATP tournaments, which starting next week will deploy a modular, made-to-order stadium, shipped in parts from Europe. The first stop is the BB&T Open in Atlanta. When that event ends, the stadium will be taken down piece by piece, sl ...

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