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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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05/16/11
NFL, NFLPA Returning To Mediation

The NFL was scheduled today to return to the bargaining table in a Minnesota federal courtroom, with active and retired players present, but the prospects for those negotiations are fully uncertain. The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has yet to make a decision, after two weeks' time, on whether t ...

05/12/11
Judge To Hear NFL Lockout Insurance Case

The NFL and its players today will again square off in the court room of Judge David Doty , who oversaw the now defunct CBA from '93 to March 11, 2011. This time, he will hear arguments about whether he should assess damages in the lockout insurance case. He ruled March 1 that the NFL had viol ...

05/10/11
NHL Sides With NFL In Court Brief

The NHL last night filed a friend of the court brief on behalf of the NFL at the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, contending that a lower court’s decision to enjoin the football lockout would impair collective bargaining by allowing unions to decertify at the drop of a hat and sue for antitrust violati ...

05/04/11
Appellate Court To Rule Soon On NFL Case

With the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals yet to decide whether to lift or keep in place the NFL lockout, the court yesterday ordered the case to be expedited, with oral arguments set for June 3. U.S. District Judge Susan Nelson last week enjoined the now two-month-old lockout, but after a little more ...

05/02/11
NFL In Court Filing Blasts Judge For Lifting Lockout

The NFL in a court filing with the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals this morning blasted the district court judge who last week ruled to lift the lockout for failing to conduct evidence hearings on whether the NFLPA’s decertification was valid, and whether players were truly suffering irreparable harm. ...

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04/29/11
No Ruling Yet In NFL Appeal

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals did not rule last night on the NFL’s request for a temporary stay of a lower court’s order to lift the lockout, paving the way for the beginning of the opening of the NFL’s offseason. The clerk for the 8th Circuit, Michael Gans , e-mailed last night that there ...

04/28/11
NFL Teams Set To Resume Operations

The NFL will reopen team facilities to players tomorrow at 8:00am ET and begin the process of implementing free agency, unless a three-judge panel in St. Louis this afternoon issues a temporary stay of a judge’s order to lift the lockout. Backed into a corner by a series of rulings from U.S. Distric ...

04/28/11
Judge Declines To Stay Lockout Injunction

U.S. District Judge Susan Nelson late last night, as expected, declined to grant a stay of her Monday decision to lift the six-and-a-half-week-old NFL lockout. With the NFL Draft occurring tonight, it is unclear now whether the league will be forced to commence free agency and open its doors to th ...

04/27/11
Strange Coincidences In NFL Appeal

There could be two former Bush solicitors general arguing against each other when the NFL appeals its lockout loss to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. Theodore Olson , Solicitor General of the U.S. from '01-04, yesterday filed a notice of appearance with the Appeals court on behalf of the Brady cl ...

04/27/11
NFL Seeks Clarification Of Ruling

The NFL will wait to implement work rules until U.S. District Judge Susan Nelson decides whether to stay her decision lifting the lockout, and clarifies her ruling, said NFL Exec VP/Labor Jeff Pash late yesterday afternoon. That could conflict with demands from players’ counsel, who want an imme ...

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