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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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04/26/11
Judge Rules NFL Lockout Is Illegal

Confusion reigned in the NFL last night and this morning after a federal judge ruled the 46-day-old lockout was illegal, but unexpectedly did not stay her decision pending appeal and ordered an end to the work stoppage. The NFL also late last night in a court filing said if forced to open for b ...

04/22/11
NFL Denies Waiver To Law Firm

The NFL late yesterday denied a waiver to the law firm seeking to represent more than 70 mid-tier NFL players in the ongoing antitrust lawsuit against the league. The firm, Barnes & Thornburgh, needed the waiver because one of its partners handled music licensing legal work for NFL Network. Nine ...

04/20/11
Mid-Tier NFLers Expected To Join Antitrust Case

A group of about 70 mid-tier NFL players as soon as this week may intervene in the Brady v. NFL antitrust case to ensure they get a seat at the mediation table, sources said. These players are on the verge of formally hiring the law firm they have been working with for several weeks, and t ...

Tags: NFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies

04/15/11
ATP Hopes Court Docs Stay Sealed

The ATP players whose names are included in confidential documents as part of a court case brought against the men’s tennis circuit would suffer “severe” injury if the information was made public as requested by ESPN, the ATP told a federal court Thursday. The court has already dismissed t ...

04/15/11
Eagles To Unveil Draft App

The Eagles on Monday plan to unveil an app designed around the draft, which the club believes is the first of its kind. The free app, already available on Droid and soon on the iPhone, will provide alerts of Eagles draft picks; show which picks remain on the board based on NFL Network draf ...

04/11/11
NFL Lockout: Mediation To Start Thursday

The NFL and class counsel for the players suing the league to revoke the lockout were ordered today by U.S. District Judge Susan Nelson to enter into mediation starting Thursday in Minneapolis. Few observers give the mediation much of a chance, but the sides must meet with chief magistrate judge ...

04/06/11
Lockout Hearing Taking Place Today

The NFL legal road show gets underway this morning in a federal courtroom in St. Paul, where the league squares off against two sets of players seeking to lift the nearly month-old lockout and accusing the league of antitrust violations. The hearing began at 9:30am CT and should wrap up by noon ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

04/06/11
NFL Labor Issues Back In Court

The NFL legal road show gets underway this morning in a federal courtroom in St. Paul, where the league squares off against two sets of players seeking to lift the nearly month-old lockout and accusing the league of antitrust violations. The hearing begins at 9:30am CT and should wrap up by noon. NF ...

04/04/11
Tennis Players Appeal Gambling Ruling

The four Italian players who sued the ATP World Tour for suspending and fining them have appealed their loss to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. A U.S. Federal district court judge dismissed the case last month. The players were disciplined by the ATP for gambling, but they contend the circui ...

04/04/11
NFL Responds To Retired Players Lawsuit

The NFL today told a Minnesota federal court that for the same reasons it should reject an antitrust lawsuit brought by nine active NFL players, it should reject one brought by four retired ones. In addition, the NFL said the retired players, led by Carl Eller , also lack standing to bring the anti ...

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