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

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Advocacy Group Seeks To File Brief In NFL Concussion Settlement Case

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 23 / 14

Advocacy group Public Citizen asked the Third Circuit Court of Appeals today for permission to file a friend of the court brief supporting the objections filed by seven former NFLers to the preliminary approval of the class action concussion settlement. The seven players earlier this week objected t...

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SportsBusiness Daily: MLB Appears Unwilling To Move Orioles Game

MLB appears unwilling to move the Orioles' Sept. 5 night game that would conflict with the Ravens' home opener because the teams share parking lots. “The Orioles game has been scheduled for quite some time,” said MLB Senior VP/Club Relations & Scheduling  Katy Feeney , who ...

SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Retirees File Settlement Papers

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SportsBusiness Daily: EA Attorneys Point To Recent WWE Court Win

Electronic Arts is awaiting a ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit as to whether it infringed on Jim Brown’s and Sam Keller’s images by using them in video games, but attorneys for the company have pointed the court to a recent court victory for World Wrestlin ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Electronic Arts

SportsBusiness Journal: Haslam, owner in a hurry

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Tags: Franchises

SportsBusiness Journal: Haslam studied concussions issue

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SportsBusiness Journal: NFL may add more London games

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

SportsBusiness Daily: Jets Lower Prices On 3,000 Seats

The NFL Jets are lowering ticket prices on 3,000 seats in MetLife Stadium’s upper deck, dropping some club seat prices, and stripping some seats out of their most premium area. While team President Neil Glat  said that 94% percent of the team’s prices will remain the same ...

SportsBusiness Daily: Exec Panel To Open NFL Owners Meeting

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SportsBusiness Journal: NFLPA, coaches association settle

The NFL Coaches Association and the NFL Players Association have settled their lawsuits against each other. David Cornwell, executive director of the coaches association, confirmed the lawsuits were settled earlier this month and could not be refiled. He declined to offer specifics. Cornwell, ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Journal: Indian league to seek IPO

The fledgling Elite Football League of India is set to file registration papers within several weeks with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, sources said last week. EFLI playe ...

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