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

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NFL Taps Paul Clement To Argue Case In Prescription Drug Lawsuit

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 02 / 16

The NFL tapped noted appellate lawyer Paul Clement to argue its case Dec. 15 at the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in a lawsuit brought by former players suing the league over alleged illegal prescription drug use. Clement, a former U.S. Solicitor General, has been the go-to appeal lawyer ...

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10/12/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Inside the NFL's injury database

Before 2011, the NFL’s approach to collecting injury data was fairly routine and hadn’t changed much over previous decades: collect the information, put it into a spreadsheet, and that was about it. That changed five years ago when the NFL hired Quintiles, a publicly traded health car ...

Tags: In-Depth

10/08/15
SportsBusiness Daily Global: NFL Can Look Outside U.K.

NFL owners this morning voted to continue playing regular-season games overseas through '25, though the games are no longer limited to the U.K. Under the two previous five-year resolutions, games were limited to the U.K., and including the two remaining games this month in London, the NFL will ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/07/15
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Can Look Outside U.K. For Int'l Games

NFL owners this morning voted to continue playing regular-season games overseas through '25, though the games are no longer limited to the U.K. Under the two previous five-year resolutions, games were limited to the U.K., and including the two remaining games this month in London, the NFL will ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

10/07/15
SportsBusiness Daily: National Gets St. Louis Stadium Rights

National Car Rental today announced an agreement to name a prospective St. Louis football stadium for 20 years and $158M, a development that occurs as NFL owners are set to gather to discuss possibly moving the Rams to L.A. next year. The stadium would be called National Car Rental Field. The d ...

10/06/15
On The Ground: National signs St. Louis naming-rights deal

National Car Rental has agreed to name a prospective St. Louis football stadium for 20 years and $158 million, a development that occurs hours before NFL owners are to gather to discuss possibly moving the city’s franchise to Los Angeles next year. The stadium would be called National Car Rent ...

Tags: NFL, National Car Rental, Football, ING, GE, Sports Authority, LA Rams, Ping

10/05/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Steve Simon Named WTA CEO

Steve Simon  in his first public comments since being named WTA CEO earlier today said that he planned to review the structure of the WTA, both the organization and the circuit. Simon, who starts today, but will continue for 60 more days as ATP/WTA BNP Paribas Open COO, did not identify any pa ...

10/05/15
SportsBusiness Journal: St. Louis task force hires Premier

The St. Louis task force developing a stadium plan to keep the NFL in town has hired Premier Partnerships to gauge the market’s commercial opportunities, one element of the venue proposal the local group plans to hand over to the NFL by the middle of next month. ...

Tags: Franchises

10/05/15
SportsBusiness Journal: MLB team ownership stays put

MLB is in the midst of a record-breaking streak off the field: the longest stretch without a franchise sale in almost four decades. As the postseason commences this week, and insiders focus on TV ratings and which team markets are best for the league’s bottom line, MLB’s long-term eco ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/05/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Kroenke to offer plan to comply

NFL owners at their fall meeting Wednesday are scheduled to hear for the first time St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke’s plan to comply with the league’s prohibition against owning major league teams in other NFL markets. The development occurs as Kroenke, who has been in noncompliance ...

Tags: Franchises

09/30/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Sources: NFL To Vote On Int'l Series

Sources said that scheduled for next week’s NFL owners meeting is a vote on extending the Int'l Series in London beyond '16. The current approval for games in London expires after next season, and the NFL has made no secret that it wants to play more than the three games scheduled. NFL VP/Comm ...

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