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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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WISE Hosting Women Of The Year Awards

Women in Sports & Events (WISE) this afternoon hosts its annual Women of the Year awards lunch, honoring WTA Tour Chair & CEO Stacey Allaster , USOC CMO Lisa Baird and MLB Senior VP/Diversity & Strategic Alliances Wendy Lewis . Also, for the first time, WISE will present the WISE C ...

NFL Says Ticket Sales In Decline

Since the NFL briefed owners last month that season-ticket sales were trending ahead of last year’s, notwithstanding the lockout, the trend has reversed, said NFL VP/Communications Brian McCarthy . The figure provided to owners last month was through May 7, he explained. But new data through ...

More Than 20 NFL Players Present In Court

More than 20 NFL players were present in the courtroom Friday morning as the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments about whether the nearly 12-week-old lockout should be lifted. “We are staying together,” Vikings DE Brian Robison said after the hearing in explaining the nu ...

Appeals Court To Hear NFL Antitrust Case

The NFL and the 10 players suing the league for antitrust abuses square off in a St. Louis federal courtroom today, with the players seeking a judicial order that the lockout is illegal. The proceedings have been overshadowed partly by the disclosure of a secret meeting between the league and player ...

Redskins Coaches Oppose Amicus Brief

Seventeen Redskins coaches signed a letter today opposing the legal filing from the National Football Coaches Association yesterday siding with the players in their antitrust lawsuit against the league. “The Washington Redskins coaching staff has not given its backing to the brief filed with t ...

NFL Teams To Be Fined For Illegal Hits

The NFL will fine teams next season for an as yet to be determined number of illegal hits, the league announced this afternoon during the owners meetings in Indianapolis. The policy is still being crafted, but for the first time teams can be liable for the illegal hits, not just the players. Under C ...

NFL Response Due June 6

The NFL will not have to respond today to the antitrust lawsuit filed March 11 by 10 players against the league, but the response is now due June 6, not July 6 as the league had requested. The league has requested a third extension because it is appealing a lower court’s decision lifting the l ...

Players Blast NFL For Legal Request

The players suing the NFL for antitrust violations blasted the league for requesting an extension of time to respond to the lawsuit, claiming it was part of a strategy to stretch out the lockout. The players also disclosed in a 12-page brief that they plan to file a motion for summary judgment to ha ...

NFL Asks Court For More Time To File

The NFL asked a federal court in Minnesota Thursday to allow it to delay filing its reply to the antitrust lawsuit pending against the league until July 6 instead of Monday. However, the league disclosed in papers filed at the court Thursday that the counsel for the 10 players suing the league oppos ...

Court Keeps NFL Lockout In Place

The NFL won a significant victory at the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals last night, with the court keeping in place the lockout and strongly suggesting it would ultimately overturn a lower court’s decision declaring the lockout illegal. Nine active players sued the NFL, seeking a ruling the lock ...

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