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

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More Than 9,100 Former NFLers Inquire About Concussion Settlement

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 20 / 16

More than 9,100 former NFL players have inquired about registering for the pending concussion settlement, class co-counsel  Chris Seeger  wrote in a letter sent to retirees. The up-to-$1B settlement was approved in April by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, which on June 9 rejected an ap...

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SportsBusiness Journal: L.A. may pit owners vs. owners

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

SportsBusiness Journal: Dolphins see the potential

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Tags: In-Depth, Facilities

SportsBusiness Daily: NFL, NFLPA Hold Talks Over Brady

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SportsBusiness Daily: Brady Hearing: Judge Quizzes Lawyers

Federal Court Judge Richard Berman today quizzed attorneys for the NFL and NFLPA for over an hour about Deflategate, spending the bulk of the time on the league. Berman said at the public hearing, which was sandwiched between private settlement talks, that he had not made up his mind about the iss ...

SportsBusiness Daily: Policy: NFL To Decide On L.A. By Super Bowl

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SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Draft Heading Back To Chicago In '16

The league this afternoon plans to announce the '16 NFL Draft is returning to Chicago. Over 200,000 fans attended the Draft Fan Festival in Grant Park this April, far exceeding original estimates. N.Y. had hosted the Draft since the '60s, but the venues were limited in how they could accommodat ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Owners To Hear L.A. Stadium Plans

The Chargers and Raiders today outside Chicago present their plans for a Carson, Calif., stadium to full NFL ownership, while Rams Owner  Stan Kroenke  offers his vision for his stadium in Inglewood, Calif. The full ownership meeting today is called for the express purpose of updating ...

SportsBusiness Journal: NFL touts safety initiatives

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SportsBusiness Daily: Citi Open Not Part Of U.S. Open Series

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Tags: Events and Attractions, USTA

SportsBusiness Journal: ESPN bids French Open adieu

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