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

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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against NFL Over Painkiller Distribution

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 17 / 14

A federal court judge today dismissed a lawsuit against the NFL brought by former players alleging the league failed to oversee the distribution of prescription painkillers. Judge William Alsup ruled that the lawsuit was preempted by federal labor law, as the NFL had contended, because the pl...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Int'l Tennis HOF Names Todd Martin CEO

The Int’l Tennis HOF in Newport, RI, today named former ATP player Todd Martin CEO designate. He will take over full-time as CEO for the outgoing Mark Stenning on Sept. 5. Martin will oversee the museum, a $16M renovation and the ATP Tour stop that launches the American summer tennis seaso ...

02/17/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Clubs worry over NFL Now

NFL teams are expressing concern that the league’s recently announced broadband network, NFL Now, could compete with the clubs’ own efforts by cannibalizing content and siphoning viewers. NFL Now, which was announced Super Bowl week in a rare appearance by Commissioner Roger Goodell a ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

02/14/14
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Paid Goodell $44.2M Over 12 Months

The NFL paid Commissioner Roger Goodell $44.2M in the 12-month period that ended March 31, 2013, the league told SportsBusiness Journal earlier Friday. That figure includes $9.1M of deferred pension and bonus earned the previous year. The league expects to file its tax return, which will include t ...

02/13/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Scheiner: Browns' Business As Usual In Wake Of Front-Office Shake ...

Browns President Alec Scheiner said little has changed for the business side of the club following the surprising front-office changes unveiled this week. Scheiner was hired 16 months ago by team CEO Joe Banner , who Owner Jimmy Haslam retained when he purchased the club in '11. Banner and his ...

02/03/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Expenses drop for NFLPA

The NFL Players Association significantly cut expenses in its fiscal year 2013 compared with the prior 12-month period, but it also recorded a sharp decline in revenue for that time, according to an analysis of the union’s recently filed tax return. The period covered in the return is the 1 ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

01/30/14
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Concussions In Decline

Concussions were down 13% in the NFL during the '13 regular season and preseason, according to data the NFL showed media today. The NFL documented 228 concussions in '13, down from 261 in '12. There were 252 recorded in '11. NFL VP & Chief Security Officer  Jeff Miller ascribed the decline ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: No Known Threat Of Super Bowl Terrorism

There are no known terrorist threats directed against Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, NYPD Commissioner William Bratton told the media at a security briefing today. Flanked by other security professionals involved in protecting the game and the festivities leading up to it, Bratton also projected 1 m ...

01/27/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Lions’ variable pricing to be NFL first

The Detroit Lions are expected today to unveil a pricing plan for 2014 that will make them the first NFL team to implement variable ticket pricing for the regular season and that slashes the price of tickets for their preseason games by 70 percent. The NFL for years has been hit with criticism ov ...

Tags: Franchises

01/27/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Coverage of players with CTE in question

The discovery in the last decade of the disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy in the brains of deceased NFL players helped tip the scales of public concern about the effects of playing football and influenced the proposed $760 million settlement of concussion litigation brought against the league ...

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01/20/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Future uncertain for NFL's settlement

Is the $760 million proposed NFL concussion settlement doomed? The question comes not because a federal judge last week turned down, for the time being, the proposed deal, asking in her ruling whether the offered money is enough. The NFL presumably could find extra dollars if that’s require ...

Tags: Law and Politics

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