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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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Sony Introduces New Communications Exec

Sony Ericsson introduced Cathy Davies , its new head of communications and public relations, to the media at the Sony Ericsson Open Friday in Miami. A three-year veteran of the mobile handset maker, Davies had previously worked in branding there. Sony Ericsson is weak in the U.S. among hand set mak ...

NFLPA Today Filing Brief In TV Revenue Suit

The NFLPA was set to ask a federal court today for substantial damages from the NFL for allegedly short-changing the players in negotiating the last round of TV deals, a source said. Judge David Doty ruled on March 1 that the NFL had violated the CBA by inserting provisions into media deals to gua ...

New Team Owners Discuss Hurdles They Face

Keeping Dolphins fans engaged during the lockout is difficult, especially because fans side with the players, Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross said today at SBJ/SBD’s IMG World Congress of Sports.

NFL Players Reply To NFL's Legal Claims

The players suing the NFL for antitrust violations as expected claimed yesterday each of the league’s legal claims to keep the lockout in effect had already been rejected by the courts. Calling the NFL “antitrust recidivists,” the players in their reply brief called the league’s arguments that the p ...

Goodell Hopes CBA Talks Resume In April

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expressed hope yesterday that collective bargaining negotiations could begin before next month’s Draft, something that is only likely, however, if the NFLPA faced significant setbacks. The class counsel for the players suing the NFL for antitrust violations, who are ...

NFL Owners Meeting Concludes This Evening

The NFL annual meeting is set to conclude in the next hour, with most of the day consumed by the passage of new procedures for kickoffs. The league also passed a new rule that teams must have a green field, an apparent move to head off any sponsor that might want to pay a team to shade its field a c ...

NFL Owners Meeting Wraps Up Today

NFL owners gather today for the second and final day of their annual meeting in New Orleans this week. Talk is expected to be dominated by a proposal to change the kickoff procedures. The league also will get an update on fan conduct from Jeff Miller , one of the league’s security professionals. Y ...

NFL's Pash Offers Lockout Update

The NFL proposed allowing players to invest alongside owners in various ventures as part of the league’s final labor proposal that the NFLPA rejected on March 11, NFL Exec VP & General Counsel Jeff Pash told reporters today at the NFL annual meeting in New Orleans. The proposal was seen by the ...

ATP Asks Court For Legal Fees From Tourneys

The ATP World Tour Friday asked the Third Circuit Court of Appeals to force two of its tournaments to pay the circuit roughly $20M in legal fees and costs associated with their failed antitrust lawsuit against the tour. The German tournament, partially owned by the Qatari Tennis Federation ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, ATP, Tennis

NFL Owners Meeting In New Orleans

NFL owners gather for their annual meeting in New Orleans beginning this morning, the first meeting since the league locked out the players nine days ago. The owners' labor committee met yesterday, and obviously the labor cloud threatening the '11 season will be the primary topic of the meeting. The ...

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