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Daniel Kaplan

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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