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

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Goodell speaks to media; additional hiring part of NFL’s expected changes

Published in On The Ground on 09 / 19 / 14

The NFL next week plans to announce a high-profile female hire, the second such hiring in as many weeks as the league looks to add more gender diversity in the wake of the domestic violence scandal that has roiled the league in the last two weeks. The development comes after Roger Goodell’s...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Locker room camera plans undecided

The NFL surprised the sports world in April, revealing it would put cameras in team locker rooms so fans in stadiums could be privy to that inner sanctum during halftime. It marked the latest and arguably most visible step in the NFL’s drive to engage fans in-stadium. But now, with two mon ...

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05/31/13
SportsBusiness Daily Global: Liverpool Owners Against Disclosure

In a court filing on Thursday, Fenway Sports Group, the owners of Premier League club Liverpool, blasted an effort to get it to turn over all documents related to its ‘10 purchase of the football club. Former Liverpool lender Mill Financial has been suing another former club lender, RBS, in N ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: FSG Blasts Document Request

Fenway Sports Group, the owners of Liverpool and the Red Sox, in a court filing today blasted an effort to get it to turn over all documents related to its '10 purchase of the EPL club. Former LFC lender Mill Financial has been suing in New York state court another former club lender, RBS, argu ...

05/30/13
SportsBusiness Daily: NFLPA Money From EA Down Drastically

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05/29/13
SportsBusiness Daily: California Court Denies NFL's Litigation Attempt

The California state Appeals Court yesterday denied an NFL effort to litigate in the Golden State a lawsuit brought by insurers against the league seeking to avoid paying for potential liability tied to the concussion cases brought by thousands of retired players. The league had wanted to try the in ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: California Denies NFL Effort To Hear Case There

The California state Appeals Court yesterday denied an NFL effort to litigate in the state a lawsuit brought by insurers against the league seeking to avoid paying for potential liability tied to the concussion cases brought by thousands of retired players. The league has wanted to try the insu ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: NFL looking for workers’ comp carrier

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

05/27/13
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